Focal Dystonia due to Lesions of Thalamus

  • Pierre Rondot
  • Nguyen Bathien
  • D. Fredy
Part of the Advances in Behavioral Biology book series (ABBI, volume 47)

Abstract

Idiopathic torsion dystonia does not present anatomical lesions that can shed line on the pathophysiology of this motor disorder. It is therefore necessary, in order to approach the mechanism responsible for dystonia, to refer to the provoking focal lesions, themselves for the most part localized. Among these lesions, those of vascular origin are particulary interesting, their limits being more precise than those of encephalitis or metabolic encephalopathies.

Keywords

Tuberculous Meningitis Focal Dystonia Thalamic Lesion Dystonic Posture Dystonia Onset 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pierre Rondot
    • 1
  • Nguyen Bathien
    • 1
  • D. Fredy
    • 1
  1. 1.Hopital Sainte-AnneParisFrance

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