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In a patient of generalised dystonia treated with bilateral pallidal stimulation, serial surface EMGs recorded from the neck muscles during alternating head movements revealed progressive reduction in hypertonic activity and reversal of co-contraction to reciprocal contraction, which preceded clinical improvement.

Original publication

DOI

10.1002/mds.10655

Type

Journal article

Journal

Mov Disord

Publication Date

03/2004

Volume

19

Pages

336 - 340

Keywords

Dystonia, Electric Stimulation Therapy, Electromyography, Globus Pallidus, Humans, Male, Middle Aged, Muscle Hypertonia