Idiopathic dystonia with onset in childhood

L. Angelini, N. Nardocci, V. Rumi, E. Lamperti

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The natural history of early-onset idiopathic dystonia was studied in 30 patients. Worsening of motor symptoms was observed in the early stages, followed by spontaneous stabilization. Most of the patients retained functional independence. None showed mental deterioration, mood alteration or personality disturbance.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)319-321
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Neurology
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Sep 1989


  • childhood
  • Dystonia
  • idiopathic

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurology


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