Treatment of Involuntary Movements with Carbamazepine in Dystonic-Choreoathetoid Cerebral Palsy

Shyamal H. Mehta, Inder M. Sawhney, Kathir Yoganathan, Jill P. Trumble, John Christopher Morgan, Kapil D. Sethi

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Abstract

Choreoathetoid movements are quite common in cerebral palsy (CP). This is the first report of a patient with choreoathetoid CP who was successfully treated with carbamazepine. Therefore, clinicians should try carbamazepine for involuntary movements in CP patients before pursuing other procudures.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)82-83
Number of pages2
JournalMovement Disorders Clinical Practice
Volume1
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1 2014

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Keywords

  • Carbamazepine
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Dyskinetic cerebral palsy
  • Dystonic-choreoathetoid cerebral palsy
  • Levetiracetam

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  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurology

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Treatment of Involuntary Movements with Carbamazepine in Dystonic-Choreoathetoid Cerebral Palsy. / Mehta, Shyamal H.; Sawhney, Inder M.; Yoganathan, Kathir; Trumble, Jill P.; Morgan, John Christopher; Sethi, Kapil D.

In: Movement Disorders Clinical Practice, Vol. 1, No. 1, 01.04.2014, p. 82-83.

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Mehta, Shyamal H. ; Sawhney, Inder M. ; Yoganathan, Kathir ; Trumble, Jill P. ; Morgan, John Christopher ; Sethi, Kapil D. / Treatment of Involuntary Movements with Carbamazepine in Dystonic-Choreoathetoid Cerebral Palsy. In: Movement Disorders Clinical Practice. 2014 ; Vol. 1, No. 1. pp. 82-83.
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