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Isolated writer’s cramp symptomatic to a brain tumour

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The authors would like to acknowledge the patient for his kind cooperation. This research received no specific grant from any funding agency.

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Segment 1: Slight dystonic hand posturing and irregular dystonic tremor during arms extension and gait. Segment 2: Focal right hand dystonia in writing performance. Hand tremulous and occasional jerks are visible. Segment 3: The compression of the fourth and fifth fingers against the table works as a geste antagoniste, improving writing performance (MP4 99220 kb)

Segment 1: Slight dystonic hand posturing and irregular dystonic tremor during arms extension and gait. Segment 2: Focal right hand dystonia in writing performance. Hand tremulous and occasional jerks are visible. Segment 3: The compression of the fourth and fifth fingers against the table works as a geste antagoniste, improving writing performance (MP4 99220 kb)

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Martins, J., Alves, J.E. & Magalhães, M. Isolated writer’s cramp symptomatic to a brain tumour. Neurol Sci 37, 815–816 (2016) doi:10.1007/s10072-015-2461-1

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Keywords

  • Writer’s cramp
  • Brain tumour
  • Symptomatic dystonia