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Positional Torticollis While Lying on Side

Vadim Belenky; Svetlana Pesonina

Title:
Positional Torticollis While Lying on Side
Author(s):
Belenky, Vadim
Pesonina, Svetlana
Date:
Type:
Articles
Department(s):
Center for Parkinson's Disease and Other Movement Disorders
Volume:
2
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Book/Journal Title:
Tremor and Other Hyperkinetic Movements
Abstract:
Background: Spasmodic torticollis refers to involuntary dystonic movements of the head that may be associated with certain body and neck positions. The pathophysiology of dystonia is not fully known. Case Report: We report a case of torticollis that was unusual in the sense that it occurred only when the patient was lying on one side. Discussion: The cause of the cervical dystonia in this patient was unclear and the positional nature of the movements was unusual.
Subject(s):
Neurosciences
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Vadim Belenky, Svetlana Pesonina, , Positional Torticollis While Lying on Side, Columbia University Academic Commons, .

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