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Putamen volume in idiopathic focal dystonia.

Authors
  • Black, K J
  • Ongür, D
  • Perlmutter, J S
Type
Published Article
Journal
Neurology
Publication Date
Sep 01, 1998
Volume
51
Issue
3
Pages
819–824
Identifiers
PMID: 9748033
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

We find no evidence of putaminal atrophy or degeneration in adult-onset idiopathic focal dystonia. In fact, in this group, the putamen is about 10% larger in patients than in matched control subjects. This finding may reflect a response to the dystonia or may relate to its cause.

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