Prognosis of Japanese encephalitis patients with dystonia compared to those with parkinsonian features only.

@article{Misra2002PrognosisOJ,
  title={Prognosis of Japanese encephalitis patients with dystonia compared to those with parkinsonian features only.},
  author={Usha K Misra and Jayantee Kalita},
  journal={Postgraduate medical journal},
  year={2002},
  volume={78 918},
  pages={238-41}
}
OBJECTIVES A number of movement disorders have been reported in Japanese encephalitis (JE). The prognostic significance of these movement disorders, however, has not been evaluated. The present study reports the prognostic significance of parkinsonian features and dystonia in JE. PATIENTS AND METHODS During 1992 and 1998, 50 JE patients were managed; 35 of them developed movement disorders (the study group). The diagnosis of JE was based on clinical, radiological, and serological criteria… CONTINUE READING