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Title Dystonia and dystonic syndromes / Petr Kanovsky, Kailash P. Bhatia, Raymond L. Rosales, editors.
Imprint Wien : Springer, 2015.

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Subject Dystonia.
Dystonic Disorders.
Alt Name Kaňovský, Petr, 1961-
Bhatia, Kailash,
Rosales, Raymond L.,
Description 1 online resource
polychrome rdacc
Note Includes index.
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.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9783709115169 (electronic bk.)
3709115167 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 907676316
Additional Format Print version: Dystonia and dystonic syndromes 9783709115152 (OCoLC)858826670

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