Rapid-Onset dystonia-Parkinson in a brother and sister

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CASE PRESENTATIONS A 15-year-old girl with severe hearing loss from childhood meningitis was admitted to a psychiatric unit due to behavior disturbance. 1 At discharge 4 weeks later, the family noted a gaping mouth, drooling, and a clumsy gait. Over the next month her symptoms progressed until she was unable to walk, use her arms to sign, or swallow. She became bedridden and was admitted to hospital.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationMovement Disorders
Subtitle of host publication100 Instructive Cases
PublisherCRC Press
Number of pages4
ISBN (Electronic)9780203008454
ISBN (Print)1841845248, 9781841845241
StatePublished - Jan 1 2008
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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Brashear, A. (2008). Rapid-Onset dystonia-Parkinson in a brother and sister. In Movement Disorders: 100 Instructive Cases (pp. 297-300). CRC Press.