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Hyperkinetic Movement Disorders: Chorea, Tic, and Dystonia 

Hyperkinetic Movement Disorders: Chorea, Tic, and Dystonia
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Hyperkinetic Movement Disorders: Chorea, Tic, and Dystonia
Author(s):

Elizabeth A. Coon

and James H. Bower

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780190244927.003.0028
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date: 13 October 2019

As described in Chapter 24, “Hyperkinetic Movement Disorders: Tremor and Myoclonus,” hyperkinetic movement disorders are characterized by an excess of movement. This chapter outlines the classification, causes, and treatment of chorea, tic disorders, and dystonia.

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