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Movement Disorders

Linda M. Selwa and Douglas J. Gelb

in Introduction to Clinical Neurology

Fourth edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print October 2010 | ISBN: 9780199734849
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199323029 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199734849.003.0008
Movement Disorders

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Chapter 8 discusses the neurology of movement disorders, and covers hypokinetic movement disorders (e.g. parkinsonism), hyperkinetic movement disorders (e.g. dystonia), and ataxic movements (dysmetria, dysrhythmokinesis, dysdiadochokinesis, and dysarthria). It covers essential tremor, Parkinson's disease, DLB, progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP), corticobasal degeneration, multiple system atrophy (MSA), Huntington's disease, Wilson's disease, Tourette's syndrome, dystonia, and hereditary ataxias.

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Subjects: Neurology

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