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Overactive prefrontal and underactive motor cortical areas in idiopathic dystonia.

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Regional cerebral blood flow was measured using H2(15)O and positron emission tomography in a group of 6 patients with idiopathic torsion dystonia and in a group of 6 control subjects. Subjects were scanned while at rest and when performing paced joystick movements in freely chosen directions with the right hand. Patients with idiopathic torsion dystonia showed significant overactivity in the contralateral lateral premotor cortex, rostral supplementary motor area, Brodmann area 8, anterior ci...

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10.1002/ana.410370313

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Ceballos-Baumann, AO More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
Playford, ED More by this author
Marsden, CD More by this author
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Journal:
Annals of neurology
Volume:
37
Issue:
3
Pages:
363-372
Publication date:
1995-03-05
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EISSN:
1531-8249
ISSN:
0364-5134
URN:
uuid:976def45-69a4-45fc-9c7b-88e86ddc2b82
Source identifiers:
28660
Local pid:
pubs:28660

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