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How to explore… a cervical dystonia

By Frédérique DEPIERREUX, Haroun JEDIDI, Pierre-Yves HARDY, Eric PARMENTIER and Gaëtan GARRAUX

Abstract

Trop souvent méconnue, la dystonie cervicale (parfois appelée torticolis spasmodique) est pourtant une des formes les plus fréquentes de dystonie focale. Les errances diagnostiques sont fréquentes et le délai pour établir le bon diagnostic est souvent long. Il s’agit pourtant d’une pathologie invalidante pour laquelle un traitement est envisageable et susceptible de soulager le patienCervical dystonia is one of the most frequent form of focal dystonia. However, there’s a great lack of awareness of this condition : a long delay to diagnosis is quite common and misdiagnosis is often seen. Never-theless, this pathology is invalidating and improving dia-gnosis could have an impact on the treatment and the patient’s quality of lifePeer reviewe

Topics: Dystonie cervicale, Mouvements anormaux, Tremblement céphalique, Toxine botulique, Cervical dystonia, Movement Disorders, Head tremor, Botulinum toxin, Human health sciences :: Neurology, Sciences de la santé humaine :: Neurologie
Year: 2020
OAI identifier: oai:orbi.ulg.ac.be:2268/244621
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