Category Archives: Movement disorders

A challenging neurological disease

I think that Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (NPH) is one of the most challenging diseases in Neurology. The condition is certainly frequent, especially in people over 80’. The first time, the term Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus was adopted in 1964 in a … Continue reading

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‘Tardive dystonia’

I have seen some patients with blepharospasm or segmental dystonia as ‘tardive dystonia’ after treatments with neuroleptics (especially haloperidol). These patients had also ‘tardive dyskinesia’. The pathophysiology of tardive dystonia is unclear and the doubt arises whether these individuals (generally with psychiatric … Continue reading

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