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Tremor and other movement disorders after whiplash type injuries
  1. Simon J Ellis
  1. Department of Neurology, Keele University, North Staffordshire Royal Infirmary, ST4 7LN, UK S J Ellis


    Movement disorders are usually of central origin, but have been reported in association with peripheral trauma. Injuries to the neck of the whiplash type provide a source of both types of injuries. Six cases are reported in which the temporal relation between the injury and the movement disorder make a causal relation likely. This important cause of disability has not previously been appreciated.

    • whiplash injury
    • tremor
    • movement disorder

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