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Delayed-onset dystonia in patients with "static" encephalopathy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7191439     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Eight cases of persistent dystonia appearing one to 14 years after non-progressive cerebral insults are described. Five were due to perinatal anoxia, one to trauma, and two to cerebral infarction. This phenomemon of delayed-onset dystonia has not been described previously, although review of earlier literature reveals several probable examples. Delayed-onset dystonia due to perinatal anoxia is an important diagnostic alternative to dystonia musculorum deformans for dystonia occurring in childhood.
R E Burke; S Fahn; A P Gold
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry     Volume:  43     ISSN:  0022-3050     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Neurol. Neurosurg. Psychiatr.     Publication Date:  1980 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1980-12-18     Completed Date:  1980-12-18     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2985191R     Medline TA:  J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  789-97     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Brain Injuries / complications*
Cerebral Infarction / complications*
Dystonia / etiology*
Fetal Hypoxia / complications*
Time Factors

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