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  1. Research article

    Indirect tolerability comparison of Deutetrabenazine and Tetrabenazine for Huntington disease

    Vesicular monoamine transporter 2 (VMAT2) inhibitors can improve hyperkinetic movements, and are effective treatment options for chorea of Huntington disease (HD). Tetrabenazine was assessed for treating chore...

    Daniel O. Claassen, Benjamin Carroll, Lisa M. De Boer, Eric Wu, Rajeev Ayyagari, Sanjay Gandhi and David Stamler

    Journal of Clinical Movement Disorders 2017 4:3

    Published on: 1 March 2017

  2. Review

    Medical treatment of dystonia

    Therapeutic strategies in dystonia have evolved considerably in the past few decades. Three major treatment modalities include oral medications, botulinum toxin injections and surgical therapies, particularly ...

    Pichet Termsarasab, Thananan Thammongkolchai and Steven J. Frucht

    Journal of Clinical Movement Disorders 2016 3:19

    Published on: 19 December 2016

  3. Commentary

    Novel gene (TMEM230) linked to Parkinson’s disease

    Mutations in six genes are known to cause Parkinson’s disease (PD) (autosomal dominant: alpha-synuclein, LRRK2, VPS35 and autosomal recessive: Parkin, PINK1 and DJ1) and number of other genes are implicated. I...

    Diana A. Olszewska, Conor Fearon and Tim Lynch

    Journal of Clinical Movement Disorders 2016 3:17

    Published on: 15 November 2016

  4. Case report

    Clinical Pearls - how my patients taught me: The fainting lark symptom

    Compulsive movements, complex tics and stereotypies are frequent, especially among patients with autism or psychomotor retardation. These movements can be difficult to characterize and can mimic other conditio...

    A. Kuiper, M.E. van Egmond, M.P.M. Harms, M.D. Oosterhoff, B. van Harten, D.A. Sival, T.J. de Koning and M.A.J. Tijssen

    Journal of Clinical Movement Disorders 2016 3:16

    Published on: 2 November 2016

  5. Review

    Physicians’ role in the determination of fitness to drive in patients with Parkinson’s disease: systematic review of the assessment tools and a call for national guidelines

    Physicians are usually at the forefront when the issue of driving ability is raised by Parkinson’s disease (PD) patients or their family members, even though few have been formally trained in this area.

    Onanong Jitkritsadakul and Roongroj Bhidayasiri

    Journal of Clinical Movement Disorders 2016 3:14

    Published on: 4 October 2016

  6. Research article

    Depressive symptoms can amplify embarrassment in essential tremor

    Embarrassment can be a considerable problem for patients with essential tremor (ET) and is a major motivator for treatment. Depression is also a common feature of ET; as many as 35 % of patients report moderat...

    Elan D. Louis, Stephanie Cosentino and Edward D. Huey

    Journal of Clinical Movement Disorders 2016 3:11

    Published on: 15 July 2016

  7. Case report

    Automatic behavior and communication due to pramipexole

    A 45–year-old woman reported automatic behaviors and communication whilst she was being treated with pramipexole. These episodes vanished after the medication was tapered and she was started on levodopa/carbid...

    Ruth H. Walker

    Journal of Clinical Movement Disorders 2016 3:9

    Published on: 11 July 2016

  8. Research article

    Embouchure dystonia: a video guide to diagnosis and evaluation

    Embouchure dystonia is an unusual focal task-specific dystonia affecting the muscles that control the flow of air into the mouthpiece of a brass or woodwind instrument. The complexity of the embouchure and the...

    Steven J Frucht

    Journal of Clinical Movement Disorders 2016 3:10

    Published on: 18 June 2016

  9. Letter to the Editor

    Cautionary optimism: caffeine and Parkinson’s disease risk

    Most Parkinson’s disease (PD) patients present without known family history and without a diagnosed prodromal phase, underscoring the difficulty of employing primary (neuroprevention) and secondary (neuroprote...

    Leonard L. Sokol, Michael J. Young, Alberto J. Espay and Ronald B. Postuma

    Journal of Clinical Movement Disorders 2016 3:7

    Published on: 6 June 2016

  10. Case report

    Evolution of visual art with dopaminergic therapy

    A patient with right-side-predominant Parkinson’s disease presented visual artwork which improved in resemblance to the model which he was copying with increasing doses of levodopa. I propose that increased do...

    Ruth H. Walker

    Journal of Clinical Movement Disorders 2016 3:6

    Published on: 21 March 2016

  11. Research article

    The effects of dopamine on digit span in Parkinson’s disease

    Parkinson’s disease patients are at an elevated risk of developing cognitive impairment. Although cognitive impairment is one of the strongest predictors of quality of life, dopaminergic anti-parkinsonian medi...

    Clara Warden, Jaclyn Hwang, Anisa Marshall, Michelle Fenesy and Kathleen L. Poston

    Journal of Clinical Movement Disorders 2016 3:5

    Published on: 7 March 2016

  12. Research article

    Divergent oral cavity motor strategies between healthy elite and dystonic horn players

    This paper describes the use of real-time magnetic resonance imaging in visualizing and quantifying oral cavity motor strategies employed by 6 healthy, elite horn players and 5 horn players with embouchure dys...

    Peter W. Iltis, Jens Frahm, Dirk Voit, Arun Joseph, Erwin Schoonderwaldt and Eckart Altenmüller

    Journal of Clinical Movement Disorders 2016 2:15

    Published on: 23 February 2016

  13. Commentary

    Clinical signs in functional (psychogenic) gait disorders: a brief survey

    Clinical signs are critical in ascertaining the functional nature of a gait disorder. Four signs of gait impairment have been documented in the course of examining patients with clinically definite functional ...

    Leonard L. Sokol and Alberto J. Espay

    Journal of Clinical Movement Disorders 2016 3:3

    Published on: 12 February 2016

  14. Research article

    Postural deformities in Parkinson’s disease –Mutual relationships among neck flexion, fore-bent, knee-bent and lateral-bent angles and correlations with clinical predictors

    Various postural deformities appear during progression of Parkinson’s disease (PD), but the underlying pathophysiology of these deformities is not well understood. The angle abnormalities seen in individual pa...

    Fumihito Yoshii, Yusuke Moriya, Tomohide Ohnuki, Masafuchi Ryo and Wakoh Takahashi

    Journal of Clinical Movement Disorders 2016 3:1

    Published on: 29 January 2016

  15. Case Report

    Freezing of gait associated with a corpus callosum lesion

    Freezing of gait (FoG) is a debilitating feature of Parkinson’s disease and other parkinsonian disorders. This case demonstrates a variant of freezing of gait in a non-parkinsonian patient with a lesion of the...

    Marian L. Dale, Martina Mancini, Carolin Curtze, Fay B. Horak and Brett W. Fling

    Journal of Clinical Movement Disorders 2016 3:2

    Published on: 29 January 2016

  16. Review

    Spinal-generated movement disorders: a clinical review

    Spinal-generated movement disorders (SGMDs) include spinal segmental myoclonus, propriospinal myoclonus, orthostatic tremor, secondary paroxysmal dyskinesias, stiff person syndrome and its variants, movements ...

    Pichet Termsarasab, Thananan Thammongkolchai and Steven J. Frucht

    Journal of Clinical Movement Disorders 2015 2:18

    Published on: 24 December 2015

    The Publisher’s Erratum to this article has been published in Journal of Clinical Movement Disorders 2016 3:18

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