Case Studies in Movement Disorders

Virgilio Gerald H. Evidente, John N. Caviness, Charles H. Adler

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Six cases representing the most commonly encountered movement disorders-restless legs syndrome with periodic limb movements, tics, myoclonus, chorea, essential tremor, and cervical dystonia-are presented. Discussion of each case focuses on a practical approach to recognizing the important clinical features of each movement disorder as well as the current therapeutic options. A detailed discussion of botulinum toxin follows the case on cervical dystonia, focusing on its mechanism of action, clinical indications, side effects, and dosing.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)277-284
Number of pages8
JournalSeminars in Neurology
Issue number3
StatePublished - Sep 2003


  • Botulinum toxin
  • Dystonia
  • Essential tremor
  • Huntington's disease
  • Myoclonus
  • Restless legs syndrome
  • Tourette's syndrome

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurology


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