Post-traumatic cervical dystonia: a distinct entity?

@article{Samii2000PosttraumaticCD,
  title={Post-traumatic cervical dystonia: a distinct entity?},
  author={A. Samii and Pramod Kr. Pal and Michael Schulzer and Eileen Mak and Joseph K C Tsui},
  journal={The Canadian journal of neurological sciences. Le journal canadien des sciences neurologiques},
  year={2000},
  volume={27 1},
  pages={55-9}
}
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVE The incidence of head/neck trauma preceding cervical dystonia (CD) has been reported to be 5-21%. There are few reports comparing the clinical characteristics of patients with and without a history of injury. Our aim was to compare the clinical characteristics of idiopathic CD (CD-I) to those with onset precipitated by trauma (CD-T). METHODS We evaluated 114 consecutive patients with CD over a 9-month period. All patients were interviewed using a detailed questionnaire… CONTINUE READING

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