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Focal paroxysmal kinesigenic choreoathetosis
  1. Gordon Plant
  1. Department of Neurological Surgery and Neurology, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Hills Road, Cambridge, UK

    Abstract

    Three cases of paroxysmal kinesigenic choreoathetosis are described in whom unilateral attacks were focally induced, together with a case in whom bilateral attacks only occured. Treatment with phenytoin was effective in all cases. The aspects of the literature relating to focal and generalised attacks in paroxysmal kinesigenic choreoathetosis are reviewed.

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