Motor disorders in basal ganglia disease.

  title={Motor disorders in basal ganglia disease.},
  author={C. David Marsden},
  journal={Human neurobiology},
  volume={2 4},
The clinical motor symptoms of basal ganglia disease are explored in relation to possible functions of this region of the human brain. It is concluded that Parkinsonian akinesia, and the dyskinesias of chorea, hemiballism and torsion dystonia are likely to represent the critical abnormalities of motor action in human basal ganglia lesions. These motor disorders involve most muscles, all classes of movement, and the individual sequential components of movement, but spare the overall motor plan… CONTINUE READING

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