Chapter 15. Dystonia

  1. Richard Hughes10,
  2. Michael Brainin11 and
  3. Nils Erik Gilhus12
  1. A. Albanese1,
  2. M. P. Barnes2,
  3. K. P. Bhatia3,
  4. E. Fernandez-Alvarez4,
  5. G. Filippini1,
  6. T. Gasser5,
  7. J. K. Krauss6,
  8. A. Newton7,
  9. I. Rektor8,
  10. M. Savoiardo1 and
  11. J. Valls-Solè9

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470753279.ch15

European Handbook of Neurological Management

European Handbook of Neurological Management

How to Cite

Albanese, A., Barnes, M. P., Bhatia, K. P., Fernandez-Alvarez, E., Filippini, G., Gasser, T., Krauss, J. K., Newton, A., Rektor, I., Savoiardo, M. and Valls-Solè, J. (2006) Dystonia, in European Handbook of Neurological Management (eds R. Hughes, M. Brainin and N. E. Gilhus), Blackwell Publishing, Inc., Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470753279.ch15

Editor Information

  1. 10

    Professor of Neurology, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, King's College London, London, UK

  2. 11

    Professor of Clinical Neurology, Donauklinikum Gugging and Donau-Universität, Krems, Austria

  3. 12

    Professor of Neurology, University of Bergen and Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway

Author Information

  1. 1

    Istituto Nazionale Neurologico Carlo Besta, Milan, Italy

  2. 2

    Hunters Moor Regional Rehabilitation Centre, Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom

  3. 3

    Institute of Neurology, University College London, Queen Square, London, United Kingdom

  4. 4

    Neuropediatric Department, Hospital San Joan de Dieu, Barcelona, Spain

  5. 5

    Department of Neurodegenerative Diseases, Hertie-Institute for Clinical Brain Research, University of Tübingen, Germany

  6. 6

    Department of Neurosurgery, Medical University of Hanover, MHH, Hanover, Germany

  7. 7

    European Dystonia Federation, Brussels, Belgium

  8. 8

    First Department of Neurology, Masaryk University, St. Anne's Teaching Hospital, Brno, Czech Republic

  9. 9

    Neurology Department, Hospital Clínic, Barcelona, Spain

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405130509

Online ISBN: 9780470753279

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Keywords:

  • dystonia;
  • abnormal postures;
  • surgical interventions;
  • epsilon-sarcoglycan gene;
  • myofibrillogenesis regulator

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Abstract

  • Objectives

  • Background

  • Search strategy

  • Method for reaching consensus

  • Results

  • Treatment