Spasmodic torticollis

Known as: Torticollis, Spasmodic, torticollis spasmodic 
A rare movement disorder of unknown etiology, characterized by painful, involuntary turns of the head to the right, left, upwards, or downwards.
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2005
2005
Dystonia appears distinct from the other tremulous disorders in that improvement following deep brain stimulation frequently… (More)
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2001
2001
OBJECTIVES To study the prevalence of psychiatric comorbidity assessed by the use of a structured clinical interview in a large… (More)
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1998
1998
Several studies have reported raised levels of psychopathology based on self-rating scales in patients with spasmodic torticollis… (More)
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1997
1997
Spasmodic torticollis (cervical dystonia) is frequently a painful condition but little is known of the characteristics of the… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
The Toronto Western Spasmodic Torticollis Rating Scale (TWSTRS) assesses the character and severity of cervical dystonia (CD). We… (More)
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1992
1992
Polymyographic recordings were used to identify the most dystonic muscles suitable for local injection with botulinum toxin in… (More)
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1990
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1990
We enrolled 55 patients in a double-blind, placebo-controlled, parallel design study of the effectiveness of botulinum toxin… (More)
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1990
1990
Eighty-five patients with idiopathic spasmodic torticollis were compared with an equally chronic group of 49 cervical spondylosis… (More)
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1988
1988
Ten patients with spasmodic torticollis were treated by injection of a total dose of 30 ng of botulinum toxin type A into the… (More)
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1988
1988
Among 24 of 36 patients with idiopathic spasmodic torticollis referred to one of us over a 10-year period, who were followed up… (More)
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