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Focal Dystonia

Known as: Dystonia, focal, Dystonias, Focal, Focal Dystonias 
A type of dystonia that is localized to a specific part of the body. [HPO:probinson]
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Sensory processing is impaired in focal hand dystonia (FHD), with most previous studies having evaluated only the symptomatic… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Patients with task-specific dystonia (writer's cramp) have impaired cortical inhibition likely arising from striatal dysfunction… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
It has been postulated that sensorimotor integration is abnormal in dystonia. We investigated changes in motor cortical… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
There have been few epidemiological studies of dystonia. Most previous studies have provided estimates based on few cases. A… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Focal hand dystonia involves a loss of motor control of one or more digits; it is associated with the repetitive, synchronous… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Abnormalities of the sensory system have been proposed as causative factors for dystonia By mapping the human cortical hand… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
In this study we tested a neuroplasticity/learning origins hypothesis for repetitive strain injuries (RSIs), including… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Transcranial magnetic stimulation has been used in a double pulse paradigm to investigate the excitability of intrinsic motor… Expand
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
The epidemiology of generalized and focal dystonias was investigated in the Rochester, Minnesota, population over the period 1950… Expand
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Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
We have examined 29 subjects with writers' cramp (and 4 with typists' and one with pianists' cramp) and have noted two major… Expand
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