Limb immobilization for the treatment of focal occupational dystonia

@article{Priori2001LimbIF,
  title={Limb immobilization for the treatment of focal occupational dystonia},
  author={Alberto Priori and Alessandra Pesenti and Alberto M. Cappellari and Guglielmo Scarlato and Sergio Barbieri},
  journal={Neurology},
  year={2001},
  volume={57},
  pages={405 - 409}
}
Background: Occupational focal upper-limb dystonia is characterized by involuntary muscle contractions that selectively interfere with the execution of specific motor tasks such as writing or playing a musical instrument. Occupational dystonias have a severe social impact, especially in certain professions. The available medical treatments offer little benefit. Methods: In eight patients with idiopathic occupational focal dystonia of the upper limb, the dystonic forearm and hand were… Expand
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