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Reversal of hypertonic co-contraction after bilateral pallidal stimulation in generalised dystonia: a clinical and electromyogram case study

Liu, X., Tailor, J., Wang, S., Yianni, J., Stein, J. and Aziz, T.Z. (2004) Reversal of hypertonic co-contraction after bilateral pallidal stimulation in generalised dystonia: a clinical and electromyogram case study Movement Disorders, 19, (3), pp. 336-340. (doi:10.1002/mds.10655).

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Abstract

In a patient of generalised dystonia treated with bilateral pallidal stimulation, serial surface EMGs recorded from the neck muscles during alternating head movements revealed progressive reduction in hypertonic activity and reversal of co-contraction to reciprocal contraction, which preceded clinical improvement.

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Published date: March 2004
Keywords: dystonia, deep brain stimulation, electromyogram
Organisations: Human Sciences Group

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Local EPrints ID: 49605
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/49605
PURE UUID: 2a339b47-d914-459f-ba44-3078ba1e8237

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Date deposited: 22 Nov 2007
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 14:55

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Author: X. Liu
Author: J. Tailor
Author: S. Wang
Author: J. Yianni
Author: J. Stein
Author: T.Z. Aziz

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