Movement Disorders in Childhood Harvey S. Singer, Jonathan Mink, Donald L. Gilbert, Joseph Jankovic
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Movement disorders in childhood are a heterogeneous group of diseases with presentations that vary Most of the movement disorders in children are hyperki- . Many people engage in some degree of habitlike behavior in their lifetime. Childhood habit behaviors appear in numerous different forms. Moderate to severe periodic limb movement disorder in childhood and adolescence. Children with Stereotypic Movement Disorder can't seem to stop themselves from engaging in repetitive, and seeming nonfunctional motor behavior. Pediatric movement disorders is a relatively new and growing field of child neurology. Movement disorders presenting in childhood are often complex and a heterogenous group of difficulties which can be a minefield for the primary care doctor. The pediatric movement disorder specialists at Beth Israel Department of Neurology are highly trained in treating a range of movement disorders. PRANZATELLI, MD devoted to pediatric movement disorders is aus- picious. Acute Movement Disorders in Children: Emergency Department Presentation and Evaluation. Andrea Barkoukis, M.A., Natalie Staats Reiss, Ph.D., and Mark Dombeck, Ph.D. MOVEMENT DISORDERS IN CHILDREN. Movement Disorders Archived Videos. INTERPRETATION Acute-onset movement disorders in children are important and may be treat- able. In a previous article, (1) we considered the two most common movement disorders in children: tics and stereotypies. Movement disorders describe a variety of abnormal movements of the body that have a neurological basis.