Chapter 12. Pathophysiology of Dystonia

  1. Mark Hallett1 and
  2. Werner Poewe2
  1. Mark Hallett

Published Online: 29 OCT 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470713990.ch12

Therapeutics of Parkinson's Disease and Other Movement Disorders

Therapeutics of Parkinson's Disease and Other Movement Disorders

How to Cite

Hallett, M. (2008) Pathophysiology of Dystonia, in Therapeutics of Parkinson's Disease and Other Movement Disorders (eds M. Hallett and W. Poewe), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470713990.ch12

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Human Motor Control Section, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Neurology, Medical University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria

Author Information

  1. Human Motor Control Section, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 OCT 2008
  2. Published Print: 17 OCT 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470066485

Online ISBN: 9780470713990

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Keywords:

  • dystonia;
  • cramps;
  • spasms;
  • classical calssification;
  • etiologic classification;
  • physiology

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Definition and Clinical Classification

  • Etiologic Classification

  • Physiology of Dystonia

  • Acknowledgement

  • References