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Hairdresser’s Dystonia: An Unusual Occupational Dystonia

Giorelli, Maurizio; Zimatore, Giovanni Bosco

Adult-onset focal dystonias (AOFDs) are non-task-specific or task-specific and may spread to other body segments of affected patients. Case report We report the case of a barber with non-task-specific craniocervical dystonia and a new occupational focal hand dystonia (while using scissors). Discussion Different AOFDs may develop and coexist in the same "vulnerable" patient. Hairdresser’s dystonia is a rare task-specific dystonia.

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Tremor and Other Hyperkinetic Movements

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Center for Parkinson's Disease and Other Movement Disorders
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February 7, 2014