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Paroxysmal exercise-induced dystonia: eight new sporadic cases and a review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9399228     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We report eight new sporadic cases of paroxysmal dystonia induced by prolonged or sustained exercise and review an additional seven previously reported cases. The attacks in our patients lasted from a few minutes to up to 2 h, and patient age at onset ranged from 2 to 30 years. Four of the eight patients had hemidystonic attacks, both legs were involved in two other cases, and the remaining two patients had involvement of the right foot only. We propose that such cases should be classified as paroxysmal exercise-induced dystonia.
Authors:
K P Bhatia; V L Soland; M H Bhatt; N P Quinn; C D Marsden
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society     Volume:  12     ISSN:  0885-3185     ISO Abbreviation:  Mov. Disord.     Publication Date:  1997 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-02-10     Completed Date:  1998-02-10     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8610688     Medline TA:  Mov Disord     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1007-12     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
University Department of Clinical Neurology, Institute of Neurology, London, England, U.K.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Child
Dystonia / diagnosis,  etiology*
Exercise*
Female
Humans
Male
Middle Aged

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