J Korean Neurol Assoc.  1990 Dec;8(2):389-392.

Two Families of Diunally Fluctuating Hereditary Progressive Dystonia

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  • 1Department of Neurology, Dong-A University, Korea.
  • 2Department of Neurology, Seoul National University, Korea.

Abstract

Diurnally fluctuating hereditary progessive dystonia is a rare movement disorder characterized by marked diurnal fluctuation of symptoms and dramatic response to levodopa. We report two advanced female patients of two families who presented with progressive dystonia and gait disturbance. Both patients have a family history and showed excellent response to levodopa.


MeSH Terms

Dystonia*
Female
Gait
Humans
Levodopa
Movement Disorders
Levodopa
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