Chapter 169. Post-Traumatic Movement Disorders

  1. Robert P. Lisak MD, FAAN, FRCP Parker Webber Chair Professor Chair Neurologist-in-Chief Chief3,4,
  2. Daniel D. Truong MD, FAAN Head5,
  3. William M. Carroll MBBS, MD, FRACP, FRCP(E) Head6 and
  4. Roongroj Bhidayasiri MD, FRCP Director7,8
  1. Louis C. S. Tan MD Senior Consultant1,2 and
  2. Daniel D. Truong MD, FAAN Head5

Published Online: 18 MAY 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444317008.ch169

International Neurology: A Clinical Approach

International Neurology: A Clinical Approach

How to Cite

Tan, L. C. S. and Truong, D. D. (2009) Post-Traumatic Movement Disorders, in International Neurology: A Clinical Approach (eds R. P. Lisak, D. D. Truong, W. M. Carroll and R. Bhidayasiri), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444317008.ch169

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI, USA

  2. 4

    Detroit Medical Center, Harper University Hospital, Detroit, MI, USA

  3. 5

    The Parkinson and Movement Disorder Institute, Memorial Neuroscience Institute, Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center, Fountain Valley, CA, USA

  4. 6

    Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Nedlands, Perth, Australia

  5. 7

    Chulalongkorn Comprehensive Movement Disorders Center, Chulalongkorn University Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand

  6. 8

    University of California at Los Angeles, School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Neurology, Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Centre, Singapore

  2. 2

    National Neuroscience Institute, Singapore

  3. 5

    The Parkinson and Movement Disorder Institute, Memorial Neuroscience Institute, Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center, Fountain Valley, CA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAY 2010
  2. Published Print: 11 SEP 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405157384

Online ISBN: 9781444317008

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Keywords:

  • post-traumatic movement disorders;
  • trauma to central nervous system - as cause of movement disorders;
  • post-traumatic movement disorders (PMDs) - tremor, dystonia, and parkinsonism;
  • tremor, most common PMD associated with serious head injury;
  • pathophysiology of movement disorders, secondary to trauma of central nervous system;
  • post-traumatic dystonia, reported after head injury or peripheral trauma;
  • post-traumatic peripherally-induced dystonias - characterized by fixed posture;
  • post-traumatic parkinsonism, occurring in context of a single, significant head injury or as a result of repeated head trauma

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Epidemiology

  • Pathophysiology

  • Clinical features, investigations, treatment, and management

  • Further reading