Movement Disorders

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Gait disorders
Hemifacial spasm
Imaging of movement disorders
Movement disorder emergencies
Movement disorders associated with autoimmune encephalitis
Movement disorders in childhood
Neuro-ophthalmology of movement disorders
Parkinson disease
Posttraumatic movement disorders
Rating scales of movement disorders
Stiff-person syndrome

Parkinsonism in Idiopathic Disorders

ALS-like disorders of the Western Pacific
Corticobasal degeneration
Dementia in Parkinson disease
Dementia with Lewy bodies
Idiopathic basal ganglia calcification
Multiple system atrophy
Progressive supranuclear palsy
Progressive supranuclear palsy: cognitive and behavioral changes
Wilson disease

Parkinsonism in Acquired Disorders

Acquired hepatocerebral degeneration
Neuroleptic malignant syndrome

Nocturnal Movement Disorders

Benign sleep myoclonus of infancy
Paroxysmal dyskinesias
Periodic limb movements
Restless legs syndrome
Sleep and cerebral degenerative disorders
Sleep bruxism
Sleep-related leg cramps
Sleep-related movement disorders
Sleep-related rhythmic movement disorder

Ataxia & Tremor

Acquired hepatocerebral degeneration
Ataxia
Fragile X-associated tremor/ataxia syndrome
Spinocerebellar ataxia type 3
Tremors
Wilson disease

Chorea & Tics

Chorea
Chorea in childhood
Hemiballism
Huntington disease
Juvenile Huntington disease
Neuroacanthocytosis
Paroxysmal dyskinesias
Sydenham chorea
Tourette syndrome
Wilson disease

Drug-Induced Movements

Acute drug-induced movement disorders
Drug-induced parkinsonism
Tardive dystonia

Other Hyperkinetic Disorders

Cervical dystonia
Akathisia
Benign sleep myoclonus of infancy
Blepharospasm
Dopa-responsive dystonia
Isolated dystonia
Limb dystonia
Myoclonus
Opsoclonus-myoclonus
Oromandibular dystonia
Peripheral dystonia
Spasmodic dysphonia
Stereotypies
Tardive dyskinesia

Treatment Information

Deep brain stimulation in movement disorders
Entacapone
Levodopa
Neurodegenerative disorders: treatment with neurotrophic factors
Pramipexole
Rasagiline
Risperidone
Ropinirole
Rotigotine
Selegiline
Tolcapone

Related Topics

Basal ganglia: functional anatomy and neuropharmacology
Catatonia
Functional (psychogenic) movement disorders
Idiopathic basal ganglia calcification
Motor control of movement disorders
Movement disorders associated with infection
Sleep and parkinsonism
Sleep bruxism
Sleep-related movement disorders

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Convincing evidence that type 2 diabetes is associated with increased risk of Parkinson disease
Mar 09, 2021
Research has concluded that type 2 diabetes is associated with an increased risk of Parkinson disease and that type 2 diabetes may contribute to faster disease progression in patients with Parkinson disease.
Smoking cessation drug may treat Parkinson disease in women
Mar 04, 2021
Researchers find that that cytisine can reduce dopamine neuron loss, providing a protective effect against the neurodegenerative disorder.
Deep brain stimulation and exercise restore movement in ataxia
Feb 26, 2021
Findings provide valuable new insights in designing future deep brain stimulation strategies to treat the human condition.
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Deep brain stimulation for movement disorders
Dystonias
EstimulaciĆ³n cerebral profunda para la enfermedad de Parkinson
Mioclonos (Spanish)
Myoclonus
Restless legs syndrome
Sindrome de las piernas inquietas (Spanish)
Temblor (Spanish)
Tourette syndrome
Tremor

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