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Table of Contents

Section I: Overview

1. Clinical overview and phenomenology of movement disorders

2. Motor control: Physiology of voluntary and involuntary movements

3. Functional neuroanatomy of the basal ganglia

Section II: Hypokinetic disorders

4. Parkinsonism: Clinical features and differential diagnosis

5. Current concepts on the etiology and pathogenesis of Parkinson disease

6. Medical treatment of Parkinson disease

7. Surgical treatment of Parkinson disease and other movement disorders

8. Nonmotor problems in Parkinson disease

9. Atypical parkinsonism, parkinsonism-plus syndromes, and secondary
parkinsonian disorders

10. Gait disorders: Pathophysiology and clinical syndromes

11. Stiffness syndromes

Section III: Hyperkinetic disorders

12. Dystonia: Phenomenology, classification, etiology, pathology, biochemistry,
and genetics

13. Treatment of dystonia

14. Huntington disease

15. Chorea, ballism, and athetosis

16. Tics and Tourette syndrome

17. Stereotypies

18. Tremors

19. The tardive syndromes: Phenomenology, concepts on pathophysiology
and treatment, and other neuroleptic-induced syndromes

20. Myoclonus: Phenomenology, etiology, physiology, and treatment

21. Ataxia: Pathophysiology and clinical syndromes

22. The paroxysmal dyskinesias

23. Restless legs and peripheral movement disorders

24. Wilson disease

25. Psychogenic movement disorders: Phenomenology, diagnosis, and treatment

Index

Details

No. of pages:
556
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2011
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Print ISBN:
9781437723694
Electronic ISBN:
9781455708116

About the author

Mark Hallett

Affiliations and Expertise

School of Medicine and Health Sciences, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA