Dystonia, Paroxysmal

Known as: Dystonia, episodic, dystonias paroxysmal, Episodic dystonia 
A form of dystonia characterized by episodes of dystonia (often hemidystonia or generalized) lasting from minutes to hours. There are no dystonic… (More)
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2008
2008
Deep brain stimulation (DBS) has emerged as a useful therapeutic option for patients with insufficient benefit from conservative… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
The underlying mechanisms of various types of hereditary dystonia, a common movement disorder, are still unknown. Recent findings… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
We describe a pedigree in which 3 members in the same generation are affected by Rolandic epilepsy (RE), paroxysmal exercise… (More)
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Review
1994
Review
1994
Reports of 62 cases with a movement disorder associated with a focal lesion in the thalamus and/or subthalamic region were… (More)
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Review
1992
Review
1992
Nocturnal paroxysmal dystonia (NPD) and episodic nocturnal wanderings (ENWs) are complex motor attacks arising abruptly during… (More)
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1992
1992
The sex ratio, age at onset, and ictal features of nine patients with nocturnal paroxysmal dystonia were compared with those of… (More)
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1990
1990
The epileptic or nonepileptic origin of nocturnal paroxysmal dystonia (NPD) has been debated. We studied three patients with… (More)
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1986
1986
Sleep-related seizures characterised by choreoathetoid, dystonic and ballic movements occurred in 12 patients, repeatedly each… (More)
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1984
1984
A mother and daughter are described with paroxysmal dystonia induced by exercise. As has been reported in one previous family… (More)
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1981
1981
Five patients between the ages of 7 and 74 years presented with nocturnal episodes characterized by coarse, often violent… (More)
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