Chapter 40. Movement Disorders: An Overview

  1. Robert P. Lisak MD, FAAN, FRCP Parker Webber Chair Professor Chair Neurologist-in-Chief Chief1,2,
  2. Daniel D. Truong MD, FAAN Head3,
  3. William M. Carroll MBBS, MD, FRACP, FRCP(E) Head4 and
  4. Roongroj Bhidayasiri MD, FRCP Director5,6
  1. Roongroj Bhidayasiri MD, FRCP Director5,6 and
  2. Daniel D. Truong MD, FAAN Head3

Published Online: 18 MAY 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444317008.ch40

International Neurology: A Clinical Approach

International Neurology: A Clinical Approach

How to Cite

Bhidayasiri, R. and Truong, D. D. (2009) Movement Disorders: An Overview, 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.ch40

Editor Information

  1. 1

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

  2. 2

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

  3. 3

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

  4. 4

    Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Nedlands, Perth, Australia

  5. 5

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

  6. 6

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

Author Information

  1. 3

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

  2. 5

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

  3. 6

    University of California at Los Angeles, School of Medicine, Los Angeles, 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:

  • movement disorders - overview;
  • movement disorders - involuntary movements of hypokinesia, hyperkinesia;
  • movement disorders - abnormal execution of movements in clear consciousness;
  • extrapyramidal disorder - central motor disturbances not involving corticospinal pathway;
  • dyskinesia - iatrogenic disorder - exposure to dopamine antagonists or levodopa;
  • dystonia - twisting movements sustained at peak of movement;
  • ataxia - incoordination in performance of motor task

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