Temporal expectation in focal hand dystonia.

  title={Temporal expectation in focal hand dystonia.},
  author={Laura Avanzino and Davide Martino and Isadora Martino and Elisa Pelosin and Carmelo Mario Vicario and Marco Bove and G. Defazio and Giovanni Abbruzzese},
  journal={Brain : a journal of neurology},
  volume={136 Pt 2},
Patients with writer's cramp present sensory and representational abnormalities relevant to motor control, such as impairment in the temporal discrimination between tactile stimuli and in pure motor imagery tasks, like the mental rotation of corporeal and inanimate objects. However, only limited information is available on the ability of patients with dystonia to process the time-dependent features (e.g. speed) of movement in real time. The processing of time-dependent features of movement has… CONTINUE READING


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