The definition of dystonia: Current concepts and controversies

Steven J. Frucht

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The definition of dystonia has been a subject of much debate and controversy for the last century. In this paper, a practical definition of dystonia for the movement disorders expert is presented, based on a new algorithm.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)884-888
Number of pages5
JournalMovement Disorders
Issue number7
StatePublished - 15 Jun 2013
Externally publishedYes


  • Dystonia
  • Geste
  • Pseudodystonia
  • Task-specific


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