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Tremor and Other Hyperkinetic Movements

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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28316875/physical-therapy-for-a-patient-with-essential-tremor-and-prolonged-deep-brain-stimulation-a-case-report
#1
Elizabeth A Ulanowski, Megan M Danzl, Kara M Sims
BACKGROUND: There is a lack of evidence examining the role of physical therapy (PT) to address movement dysfunction for individuals with essential tremor (ET). CASE REPORT: A 61-year-old male with ET and prolonged bilateral deep brain stimulation (DBS) completed 14 sessions of outpatient PT that emphasized balance, functional movements, and proximal stability training with an integration of principles of body awareness training and visual motor coordination. Improvements were noted in all outcome measures...
2017: Tremor and Other Hyperkinetic Movements
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28289551/tic-exacerbation-in-adults-with-tourette-syndrome-a-case-series
#2
Sara M Schaefer, Christopher A Chow, Elan D Louis, Daphne Robakis
BACKGROUND: Tourette syndrome (TS) has been described as peaking in adolescence with subsequent regression. We report patients who were diagnosed with TS during childhood who experienced a latent period (significant reduction in or absence of tics) followed by tic re-emergence in adulthood. METHODS: We performed a retrospective chart review of outpatients over age 21 seen at the Yale neurology clinic between January 2012 and July 2016 who were diagnosed with childhood-onset tics, and who experienced a latent period of greater than 1 year followed by an exacerbation...
2017: Tremor and Other Hyperkinetic Movements
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28243486/abnormal-spontaneous-eye-movements-as-initial-presentation-of-organophosphate-poisoning
#3
Igor De Lima Teixeira, Silméia Garcia Zanati Bazan, Arthur Oscar Schelp, Gustavo José Luvizutto, Fabrício Diniz De Lima, Rodrigo Bazan
BACKGROUND: Atypical ocular bobbing may result from an intentional poisoning from an organophosphate compound. PHENOMENOLOGY SHOWN: The patient exhibited conjugated, slow, arrhythmic, unpredictable eye movements in all directions, diagnosed as atypical ocular bobbing. EDUCATIONAL VALUE: This is a rare, well-documented, clinically relevant case for medical students for correct diagnosis and appropriate treatment of organophosphate intoxication...
2017: Tremor and Other Hyperkinetic Movements
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28243485/cortical-stroke-and-hemichorea
#4
Konark Malhotra, Arjun Khunger
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
2017: Tremor and Other Hyperkinetic Movements
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28224046/eighth-international-chorea-acanthocytosis-symposium-summary-of-workshop-discussion-and-action-points
#5
Samuel S Pappas, Juan Bonifacino, Adrian Danek, William T Dauer, Mithu De, Lucia De Franceschi, Gilbert DiPaolo, Robert Fuller, Volker Haucke, Andreas Hermann, Benoit Kornmann, Bernhard Landwehrmeyer, Johannes Levin, Aaron M Neiman, Dobrila D Rudnicki, Ody Sibon, Antonio Velayos-Baeza, Jan J Vonk, Ruth H Walker, Lois S Weisman, Roger L Albin
Chorea-Acanthocytosis (ChAc) is a rare hereditary neurological disorder characterized by abnormal movements, red blood cell pathology, and progressive neurodegeneration. Little is understood of the pathogenesis of ChAc and related disorders (collectively Neuroacanthocytosis). The Eighth International Chorea-Acanthocytosis Symposium was held in May 2016 in Ann Arbor, MI, USA, and focused on molecular mechanisms driving ChAc pathophysiology. Accompanying the meeting, members of the neuroacanthocytosis research community and other invited scientists met in a workshop to discuss the current understanding and next steps needed to better understand ChAc pathogenesis...
2017: Tremor and Other Hyperkinetic Movements
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28176975/familial-aggregation-of-the-cerebellar-signs-in-familial-essential-tremor
#6
Elan D Louis, Nora Hernandez, Karen P Chen, Kelly V Naranjo, Jemin Park, Lorraine N Clark, Ruth Ottman
BACKGROUND: Although the hallmark feature of essential tremor (ET) is kinetic tremor, patients may exhibit additional motor features (e.g., intention tremor and mild gait ataxia) that are markers of an underlying abnormality of cerebellar function. ET is also a highly familial disorder, but we do not know whether the presence and expression of cerebellar signs are similar across family members. There are simply no published data. The alternative possibility is that these features are not heritable...
2017: Tremor and Other Hyperkinetic Movements
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28119789/integration-of-osteopathic-manual-treatments-in-management-of-cervical-dystonia-with-tremor-a-case-series
#7
Miriam Halimi, Adena Leder, Jayme D Mancini
BACKGROUND: Cervical dystonia, also known as spasmodic torticollis, is a chronic disorder in which patients exhibit involuntary repetitive contractions of neck muscles resulting in abnormal postures or movements. Occasionally, there is also a dystonic head tremor. The underlying mechanisms for cervical dystonia and dystonic tremor are not clear, and treatments are limited. CASE REPORT: In the present cases, two females with head tremor starting in adolescence developed worsening symptoms of cervical dystonia with dystonic tremor in their 60s...
2017: Tremor and Other Hyperkinetic Movements
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28105387/the-clinical-course-of-a-drug-induced-acute-dystonic-reaction-in-the-emergency-room
#8
Massimo Marano, Lazzaro di Biase, Gaetano Salomone, Alessandro Di Santo, Annalisa Montiroli, Vincenzo Di Lazzaro
BACKGROUND: Acute dystonic reactions following the administration of safe, reliable drugs can occur and must be promptly recognized and treated in the emergency room. PHENOMENOLOGY SHOWN: The entire clinical course of an acute dystonic reaction due to metoclopramide, from early motor signs to full-blown clinical symptoms and resolution. EDUCATIONAL VALUE: Providing elements for early recognition of a drug-induced movement disorder phenomenology...
2016: Tremor and Other Hyperkinetic Movements
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28105386/a-comparison-study-of-cognitive-and-neuropsychiatric-features-of-essential-tremor-and-parkinson-s-disease
#9
Verónica Puertas-Martín, Alberto Villarejo-Galende, Sara Fernández-Guinea, Juan Pablo Romero, Elan D Louis, Julián Benito-León
BACKGROUND: Essential tremor (ET) and Parkinson's disease (PD) are two of the most common movement disorders. Leaving aside their motor features, these two conditions share several non-motor features, including cognitive dysfunction and personality changes. However, there are few data comparing the cognitive and personality profiles of ET with PD. Here we compare the cognitive and personality profiles of the two diseases. METHODS: Thirty-two consecutive non-demented ET patients (13 females and 19 males) (67...
2016: Tremor and Other Hyperkinetic Movements
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28105385/orthostatic-tremor-and-orthostatic-myoclonus-weight-bearing-hyperkinetic-disorders-a-systematic-review-new-insights-and-unresolved-questions
#10
REVIEW
Anhar Hassan, Jay A van Gerpen
BACKGROUND: Orthostatic tremor (OT) and orthostatic myoclonus (OM) are weight-bearing hyperkinetic movement disorders most commonly affecting older people that induce "shaky legs" upon standing. OT is divided into "classical" and "slow" forms based on tremor frequency. In this paper, the first joint review of OT and OM, we review the literature and compare and contrast their demographic, clinical, electrophysiological, neuroimaging, pathophysiological, and treatment characteristics. METHODS: A PubMed search up to July 2016 using the phrases "orthostatic tremor," "orthostatic myoclonus," "shaky legs," and "shaky legs syndrome" was performed...
2016: Tremor and Other Hyperkinetic Movements
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28071768/reply-1-to-glycemic-choreoballism
#11
COMMENT
Carlos Cosentino, Luis Torres, Yesenia Nuñez, Rafael Suarez, Miriam Velez, Martha Flores
In Response To: Lee D, Ahn TB. Glycemic choreoballism. Tremor Other Hyperkinet Mov. 2016; 6. doi: 10.7916/D8QJ7HNF Original Article: Cosentino C, Torres L, Nuñez Y, et al. Hemichorea/hemiballism associated with hyperglycemia: report of twenty cases. Tremor Other Hyperkinet Mov. 2016; 6. doi: 10.7916/D8DN454P.
2016: Tremor and Other Hyperkinetic Movements
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28071767/reply-2-to-glycemic-choreoballism
#12
COMMENT
Ujjawal Roy, Shyamal Kumar Das, Adreesh Mukherjee, Debsadhan Biswas, Koushik Pan, Atanu Biswas, Ajay Panwar
In Response To: Lee D, Ahn, TB. Glycemic choreoballism. Tremor Other Hyperkinet Mov. 2016; 6. doi: 10.7916/D8QJ7HNF Original Article: Roy U, Das SK, Mukherjee A, et al. Irreversible hemichoreahemiballism in a case of nonketotic hyperglycemia presenting as the initial manifestation of diabetes mellitus. Tremor Other Hyperkinet Mov. 2016; 6. doi: 10.7916/D8QZ2B3F.
2016: Tremor and Other Hyperkinetic Movements
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28066688/glycemic-choreoballism
#13
Dokyung Lee, Tae-Beom Ahn
In Response To: Roy U, Das SK, Mukherjee A, et al. Irreversible hemichorea-hemiballism in a case of nonketotic hyperglycemia presenting as the initial manifestation of diabetes mellitus. Tremor Other Hyperkinet Mov. 2016; 6. doi: 10.7916/D8QZ2B3F Cosentino C, Torres L, Nuñez Y, et al. Hemichorea/hemiballism associated with hyperglycemia: report of twenty cases. Tremor Other Hyperkinet Mov. 2016; 6. doi: 10.7916/D8DN454P.
2016: Tremor and Other Hyperkinetic Movements
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27917309/deutetrabenazine-in-tics-associated-with-tourette-syndrome
#14
Joseph Jankovic, Joohi Jimenez-Shahed, Cathy Budman, Barbara Coffey, Tanya Murphy, David Shprecher, David Stamler
BACKGROUND: Deutetrabenazine, an inhibitor of vesicular monoamine transporter type 2 (VMAT2) depletes presynaptic dopamine and is useful in the treatment of hyperkinetic movement disorders. This study explored the safety, tolerability, and preliminary efficacy of deutetrabenazine in adolescents with moderate-to-severe tics associated with Tourette syndrome (TS). METHODS: In this open-label study of 12-18-year-old patients with TS-related tics, deutetrabenazine was titrated up to 36 mg/day over 6 weeks to adequately suppress tics without bothersome adverse effects (AEs), followed by maintenance at optimal dose for 2 weeks...
2016: Tremor and Other Hyperkinetic Movements
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27917308/history-of-botulinum-toxin-treatment-in-movement-disorders
#15
REVIEW
Bahman Jabbari
BACKGROUND: The frontiers of clinical medicine constantly expand as a result of the innovative efforts of visionary researchers and keen observations of seasoned clinicians. In medicine, rarely has a therapeutic agent been found efficacious in the management of so many symptoms and in such a relatively short time as botulinum toxin. One of the most notable contributions of botulinum toxin therapy in clinical medicine is in the field of movement disorders. METHODS: The English literature was searched using the Yale search engine including but not limited to PubMed and Ovid...
2016: Tremor and Other Hyperkinetic Movements
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27905574/reply-to-spontaneous-intracranial-hypotension-and-its-association-with-movement-disorders
#16
COMMENT
Richard Salazar
In Response To: Onder H. Spontaneous intracranial hypotension and its association with movement disorders? Tremor Other Hyperkinet Mov. 2016; 6. doi: 10.7916/D84B31NS Original Article: Salazar R. Spontaneous intracranial hypotension associated with kinetic tremor and ataxia. Tremor Other Hyperkinet Mov. 2016; 6. doi: 10.7916/D8HQ3ZN5.
2016: Tremor and Other Hyperkinetic Movements
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27897276/spontaneous-intracranial-hypotension-and-its-association-with-movement-disorders
#17
Halil Onder
In Response To: Salazar R. Spontaneous intracranial hypotension associated with kinetic tremor and ataxia. Tremor Other Hyperkinet Mov. 2016; 6. doi: 10.7916/D8HQ3ZN5.
2016: Tremor and Other Hyperkinetic Movements
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27830107/congenital-mirror-movements-due-to-rad51-cosegregation-with-a-nonsense-mutation-in-a-norwegian-pedigree-and-review-of-the-literature
#18
Oriane Trouillard, Jeanette Koht, Thorsten Gerstner, Siri Moland, Christel Depienne, Isabelle Dusart, Aurélie Méneret, Marta Ruiz, Caroline Dubacq, Emmanuel Roze
BACKGROUND: Autosomal dominant congenital mirror movements (CMM) is a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by early onset involuntary movements of one side of the body that mirror intentional movements on the contralateral side; these persist throughout life in the absence of other neurological symptoms. The main culprit genes responsible for this condition are RAD51 and DCC. This condition has only been reported in a few families, and the molecular mechanisms linking RAD51 mutations and mirror movements (MM) are poorly understood...
2016: Tremor and Other Hyperkinetic Movements
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27830106/occurrence-of-dysphagia-following-botulinum-toxin-injection-in-parkinsonism-related-cervical-dystonia-a-retrospective-study
#19
Addie Patterson, Leonardo Almeida, Christopher W Hess, Daniel Martinez-Ramirez, Michael S Okun, Ramon L Rodriguez, Valerie Rundle-Gonzalez, Aparna Wagle Shukla, Irene A Malaty
BACKGROUND: The aim was to compare the occurrence of post-injection dysphagia in parkinsonism-related cervical dystonia (PRCD) versus cervical dystonia (CD) of other etiologies (non-PRCD). A secondary objective was to explore potential clinical differences between PRCD and non-PRCD and their respective responses to botulinum toxin (BoNT). METHODS: A cross-sectional chart review was carried out of patients treated for CD with Onabotulinumtoxin A at the University of Florida...
2016: Tremor and Other Hyperkinetic Movements
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27818844/a-pilot-study-of-botulinum-toxin-for-jerky-position-specific-upper-limb-action-tremor
#20
Tabish A Saifee, Tiago Teodoro, Roberto Erro, Mark J Edwards, Carla Cordivari
BACKGROUND: We aimed to investigate the efficacy and safety of botulinum toxin (BT) injections for jerky action tremor of the upper limb. METHODS: We performed an uncontrolled, prospective study of electromyography (EMG)-guided BT injections for jerky, position-specific, upper limb action tremor. The primary outcome was clinical global impression at 3-6 weeks after baseline. RESULTS: Eight patients with jerky, position-specific action tremor involving the upper limb were consecutively recruited...
2016: Tremor and Other Hyperkinetic Movements
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