Organic writer's cramp

Known as: cramps writer's, Writer Cramp, cramp writer's 
A focal dystonia of the fingers, hand, and/or forearm that appears when the affected person attempts to do a task that requires fine motor movements… (More)
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2012
2012
OBJECTIVES Writer's cramp (WC) is characterized by excessive cocontractions of agonist and antagonist hand and forearm muscles… (More)
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2012
2012
Writer's cramp is a task-specific form of dystonia with symptoms characterized by abnormal movements and postures of the hand and… (More)
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2007
2007
OBJECT Writer's cramp is a type of idiopathic focal hand dystonia characterized by muscle cramps that accompany execution of the… (More)
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2007
2007
Writer's cramp is a task-specific hand dystonia affecting handwriting. Clinical scores such as the Arm Dystonia Disability Scale… (More)
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2006
2006
Writer's cramp is a focal hand dystonia that specifically affects handwriting. Though writer's cramp has been attributed to a… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Writer's cramp, or focal hand dystonia, is characterized by involuntary coactivation of antagonist or unnecessary muscles while… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
UNLABELLED Writer's cramp is a type of idiopathic focal dystonia with incompletely understood pathophysiology. Recent studies… (More)
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1996
1996
Six subjects with writer's cramp and six healthy control subjects were examined while lifting a small instrumented object with… (More)
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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… (More)
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1976
1976
Thirty-nine patients with the idiopathic blepharospasm-oromandibular dystonia syndrome are described. All presented in adult life… (More)
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