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Neurocritical Care

, Volume 30, Issue 3, pp 688–689 | Cite as

Paroxysmal Sympathetic Hyperactivity with Dystonia Following Non-traumatic Bilateral Thalamic and Cerebellar Hemorrhage

  • Daniel Garbin Di LucaEmail author
  • Nathaniel J. Mohney
  • Mohan Kottapally
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Notes

Acknowledgments

None.

Author Contributions

DGDL contributed to review of the literature, data collection, manuscript writing, and video footage. NJM and MK contributed to manuscript writing and editing, critical review of the manuscript, and final approval of the version to be published.

Source of Support

None.

Conflict of interest

All authors declare that they have no conflict of interests.

Informed Consent

Informed consent was obtained from all individual participants included in the study, including full permission for the publication, and reproduction of photographs, video and other audiovisual material from the patient.

Supplementary material

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Video 1: Video demonstrating episodes of PSH with associated hypertension, tachycardia, mydriasis, dystonic posture of the neck and rhythmic movements of both upper extremities (MP4 4355 kb)

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of NeurologyUniversity of Miami Miller School of MedicineMiamiUSA

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