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Abnormal movement disorders are common in neurology but frequently challenge even the most experienced movement disorder neurologist. Many patients defy rigorous categorization, with the specific challenge of interpreting the patient whose movements look odd, but who just might have an organic movement disorder. This chapter will cover movement disorders other than those related to the parkinsonian syndromes. Emphasis will be given to those movement disorders more commonly encountered by the general physician and general practitioner, with illustrative case presentations seen by the author in a district general hospital setting. Tremor, dystonia, chorea, myoclonus, tic disorders and drug-induced movement disorders will be covered with emphasis on clinical presentation, correct diagnosis and subsequent management. © 2008 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

Original publication

DOI

10.1016/j.mpmed.2008.09.003

Type

Journal article

Journal

Medicine

Publication Date

01/12/2008

Volume

36

Pages

636 - 639