Dystonia Musculorum Deformans

Known as: Dystonia Musculorum Deformans [Disease/Finding], Childhood Torsion Disease, Idiopathic Torsion Dystonia 
A condition characterized by focal DYSTONIA that progresses to involuntary spasmodic contractions of the muscles of the legs, trunk, arms, and face… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
Early-onset torsion dystonia is a movement disorder, characterized by twisting muscle contractures, that begins in childhood… (More)
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1996
1996
A 17-year-old Russian male with a 9-year diagnosed history of dystonia musculorum deformans manifested as severe tortipelvis… (More)
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1994
Highly Cited
1994
The behavioural and movement disorders reported in 240 patients described in the literature with lesions affecting the caudate… (More)
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1988
1988
Tone reducing, inhibitive casting, and orthoses have been effectively used in patients with cerebral palsy and head injury to… (More)
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1987
1987
Augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) aids were used in three young, intellectually normal patients with dystonia… (More)
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1986
1986
We examined histologically and biochemically the brains of two patients with generalized childhood-onset dystonia musculorum… (More)
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1985
Highly Cited
1985
For quantitative assessment of the primary torsion dystonias, a rating scale is proposed that has two sections--a Movement Scale… (More)
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1983
1983
Twenty-five cases from the literature and four personal cases with dystonia musculorum deformans are described. The… (More)
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1979
1979
The functional state of non-specific brain systems was studied in 27 patients with torsion dystonia through a complex of… (More)
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