Open Access Case Report Article ID: OJPDT-1-102

    Effectiveness of deep Brain Stimulation on early onset Dystonia: A Case Report

    Ayse Unal, Ali Yalman, Filiz Altug* and Uğur Cavlak

    Dystonia is defined as a movement disorder characterized by involuntary muscular contractions that generate twisting and repetitive movements and/or abnormal postures [1]. The traditional clinical categorization of the dystonias based on age at onset, distribution of symptoms (focal, segmental, multifocal, generalized), and site of onset remains important and overlaps with the more recently employed genetic classification. Early-onset primary dystonia is a condition characterized by progressive problems with movement, typically beginning in childhood [2]. Early-onset dystonia often starts in a limb, tends to generalize and frequently has a genetic origin; whereas adult-onset dystonia usually spares the lower extremities, frequently involves cervical or cranial muscles with a tendency to remain focal, and appears sporadic in most cases [3].


    Published on: Jun 10, 2017 Pages: 27-29

    Full Text PDF Full Text HTML DOI: 10.17352/ojpdt.000002
    CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos Universite de Paris UW Libraries SJSU King Library SJSU King Library NUS Library McGill DET KGL BIBLiOTEK JCU Discovery Universidad De Lima WorldCat VU on WorldCat


    Global Views

    Case Reports

    Peertechz Tweets

    Pinterest on OJPDT

    Google Reviews 11