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Bilateral pallidal stimulation for idiopathic segmental axial dystonia advanced from meige syndrome refractory to bilateral thalamotomy†
Article first published online: 11 JUL 2001
Copyright © 2001 Movement Disorder Society
Volume 16, Issue 4, pages 774–777, July 2001
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Muta, D., Goto, S., Nishikawa, S., Hamasaki, T., Ushio, Y., Inoue, N. and Mita, S. (2001), Bilateral pallidal stimulation for idiopathic segmental axial dystonia advanced from meige syndrome refractory to bilateral thalamotomy. Mov. Disord., 16: 774–777. doi: 10.1002/mds.1122
- Issue published online: 26 JUL 2001
- Article first published online: 11 JUL 2001
- Manuscript Accepted: 25 JUL 2000
- Manuscript Revised: 27 JUN 2000
- Manuscript Received: 5 APR 2000
Meige syndrome is an adult-onset dystonic movement disorder that predominantly involves facial muscles, while some patients with this syndrome develop spasmodic dysphonia and dystonia of the neck, trunk, arms, and legs. We report that all dystonic symptoms that had been refractory to both pharmacotherapy and bilateral thalamotomy were markedly alleviated by bilateral pallidal stimulation in a patient with segmental axial dystonia advanced from Meige syndrome. © 2001 Movement Disorder Society.