Distonia de torsão e síndrome parkinsoniana

Distonia de torsão e síndrome parkinsoniana

Alternative title Torsion dystonia and Parkinson's syndrome
Author Lima, José Geraldo Camargo Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Pimentel, Pedro Camilo A. Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Luchesi Filho, Antonio Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Menezes, Bonifacio Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Bittencourt, Waldemar Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Institution Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)
Abstract Four cases of torsion dystonia of the spasmodic torticollis type associated to Parkinson's syndrome are reported. All the patients were female and the ages at the begining of the parkinsonism and the dystonic syndrome varied respectively from 12 to 40 and from 18 to 40 years. In just one patient the dystonia preceded the parkinsonism. The Parkinson's syndrome was predominantly unilateral and hypertonic. The encephalitic etiology was suggested in all the cases.

Os autores relatam 4 casos de distonia de torsão, do tipo torcicolo espasmódico, associada a síndrome parkinsoniana. Todos os pacientes eram do sexo feminino e as idades de início da síndrome parkinsoniana e da síndrome distônica variaram de 12 a 40 anos e de 18 a 40 anos, respectivamente. Em apenas uma paciente a distonia precedeu ao parkinsonismo. A síndrome parkinsoniana era predominantemente unilateral e hipertônica. A etiologia encefalítica foi a aventada em todos os casos.
Language Portuguese
Date 1973-03-01
Published in Arquivos de Neuro-Psiquiatria. Academia Brasileira de Neurologia - ABNEURO, v. 31, n. 1, p. 43-45, 1973.
ISSN 0004-282X (Sherpa/Romeo)
Publisher Academia Brasileira de Neurologia - ABNEURO
Extent 43-45
Origin http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0004-282X1973000100006
Access rights Open access Open Access
Type Article
SciELO ID S0004-282X1973000100006 (statistics in SciELO)
URI http://repositorio.unifesp.br/handle/11600/147

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