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Title Dystonia and dystonic syndromes / Petr Kanovsky, Kailash P. Bhatia, Raymond L. Rosales, editors
Published Wien : Springer, 2015
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Contents Part I. Pathophysiology and nosology of dystonia -- Dystonia: the syndrome, its term, concept and their evolution -- Physiology of dystonia -- Genetics of dystonia -- Nosology and classification of dystonia -- Secondary dystonia -- Dystonia--Parkinsonism syndromes -- Dystonia in multiple system atrophy, progressive supranuclear palsy, and corticobasal degeneration -- Functional (psychogenic) dystonia -- Part II. Treatment of dystonia -- Traditional pharmacotherapeutic approaches to dystonia : mode of action of currently used drugs for the treatment of dystonia -- Botulinum toxin therapy of dystonia -- Long-term treatment of focal dystonias (cervical and writer's cramp) : clinical and quality of life impact -- Surgical treatment of dystonia -- Pathophysiology of dystonia : models and mechanisms -- Neurorehabilitation in dystonia -- Dystonia in art : the Impact of psychiatric and neurological disease on the work of the sculptor F.X. Messerschmidt
Summary The current concept of dystonic movement connects the abnormal function of somatosensory pathways and somatosensory analyzers with the dystonic performance of motor action, which is based on the abnormality of sensorimotor integration. This concept is reflected not only in idiopathic dystonia, but also in secondary and symptomatic dystonias. This book will give a comprehensive account of the history of the terms dystonia and dystonic, the physiology of dystonic movement and the genetics and clinical appearance of primary and secondary dystonias. Taking into consideration latest research findin
Notes Includes index
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Subject Dystonia.
Dystonic Disorders.
Form Electronic book
Author Bhatia, Kailash, editor
Kaňovský, Petr, 1961- editor
Rosales, Raymond L., editor
ISBN 3709115167 (electronic bk.)
9783709115169 (electronic bk.)