hemidystonia

hemidystonia

(hĕm-ē'dis-tō'nē-a),
Dystonia involving only one side of the body, usually associated with a structural lesion in the contralateral basal ganglia.
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report on six patients, of which one had hemidystonia caused by AVM in the contralateral frontoparietal lobe.
If more than one part is involved it can be segmental if one or two regions are involved and hemidystonia if half the body is involved.
Long-term follow-up study of chronic globus pallidus internus stimulation for posttraumatic hemidystonia.
But though she still has a weakness in her left side, called hemidystonia, in 2013 she decided to join Chester-le-Street Athletics Club.
The duration of the attacks lasted about 5 min, which was much more suggestive of hemidystonia, while faciobrachial dystonic seizures are very brief, usually lasting < 3 s.
Pallidal deep brain stimulation for a case of hemidystonia secondary to a striatal stroke.
Hemidystonia affects the arm and leg on the same side of the body (NINDS, 2011).
To date, a handful of patients with dystonia have undergone the procedure, a few with the type of dystonia I exhibited--cervical or neck dystonia that had progressed to a hemidystonia.
A deep brain stimulator approved as an aid in managing chronic, drug-refractory primary dystonia, including generalized and/or segmental dystonia, hemidystonia, and cervical dystonia (torticollis), in people aged 7 and older.
Hemidystonia involves the arm and leg on the same side of the body.
by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for unilateral or bilateral stimulation of the GPi or subthalamic nucleus (STN) to aid in the management of chronic, intractable (drug refractory) primary dystonia, including generalized and/or segmental dystonia, hemidystonia, and cervical dystonia (torticollis) in patients seven years of age and older.
Patient distribution was as follows: Seven patients had chorea due to HD, 1 had tardive dystonia, 1 had oromandibular dystonia (OMD), 1 had post-ischemic hemidystonia, 1 had hemiballismus, and 1 patient had post-traumatic rubral tremor.