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A case of segmental dystonia with mental/psychic nonmotor disorders

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The paper discusses the specific features of clinical presentations in patients with muscle dystonia, the presence of cognitive and mental disorders in dystonia. It presents a clinical case of severe segmental dystonia in a 72-year-old patient with cognitive and mental disorders. The manifestations of dystonia regressed during treatment with botulinum toxin; however, the patient did not report any improvement. An improvement could not be achieved after a psychiatrist's consultation and treatment for mental disorders.

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V. A. Tolmacheva
I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University (Sechenov University), Ministry of Health of Russia
Russian Federation

Department of Nervous System Diseases and Neurosurgery,

11, Rossolimo St., Build. 1, Moscow 119021

D. V. Romanov
I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University (Sechenov University), Ministry of Health of Russia; Mental Health Research Center
Russian Federation

Research Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, Science and Technology Park for Biomedicine, 6, Bolshaya Pirogovskaya St., Build. 1, Moscow 119435;

Department for the Study of Borderline Mental Disease and Psychosomatic Disorders, 34, Kashirskoe Shosse, Moscow 115522

D. A. Grishina
I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University (Sechenov University), Ministry of Health of Russia
Russian Federation

Department of Nervous System Diseases and Neurosurgery,

11, Rossolimo St., Build. 1, Moscow 119021


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Tolmacheva V.A., Romanov D.V., Grishina D.A. A case of segmental dystonia with mental/psychic nonmotor disorders. Neurology, Neuropsychiatry, Psychosomatics. 2019;11(3):89-93. (In Russ.)

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