Acetazolamide treatment of paroxysmal dystonia in central demyelinating disease

Kapil D. Sethi, David C. Hess, Vera H. Huffnagle, Robert J. Adams

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Abstract

We report successful treatment of paroxysmal dystonia (tonic seizures) in three patients with central demyelinating disease (CDD) using acetazolamide alone or in combination with carbamazepine. Acetazolamide is a useful alternative, or an adjunct, to carbamazepine in the treatment of paroxysmal dystonia in CDD.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)919-921
Number of pages3
JournalNeurology
Volume42
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1992

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology

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