Sensorimotor overactivity as a pathophysiologic trait of embouchure dystonia.

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BACKGROUND Embouchure dystonia is a focal task-specific dystonia affecting the complex interplay of lower facial, jaw, and tongue muscles in musicians playing brass or woodwind instruments. Although it is highly disabling for affected patients, little is known about the pathophysiologic basis of this rare movement disorder. METHODS We therefore studied… (More)
DOI: 10.1212/WNL.0b013e3181e0f784

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