By Petr Kanovsky, Kailash P. Bhatia, Raymond L. Rosales
The present notion of dystonic circulate connects the irregular functionality of somatosensory pathways and somatosensory analyzers with the dystonic functionality of motor motion, that's in response to the abnormality of sensorimotor integration. this idea is mirrored not just in idiopathic dystonia, but in addition in secondary and symptomatic dystonias. This ebook will supply a accomplished account of the heritage of the phrases dystonia and dystonic, the body structure of dystonic circulate and the genetics and scientific visual appeal of fundamental and secondary dystonias. taking into account most recent learn findings, Dystonia and Dystonic Syndromes deals an in-depth dialogue of present remedies on hand for dystonia, together with pharmacotherapy, surgical procedure and neurorehabilitation. accordingly, it serves as a useful reference for practitioners within the fields of neurology, neurosurgery, psychiatry and neuroradiology in addition to for neuroscientists.