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Neurokirurgisk behandling af dystoni

Aske Høck1, Bo Jespersen2, Alfred Peter Born3 & Annemette Løkkegaard1 1) Neurologisk Afdeling, Bispebjerg og Frederiksberg Hospital 2) Neurokirurgisk Afdeling, Rigshospitalet 3) BørneUngeklinikken, Rigshospitalet

Ugeskr Læger 2019;181:V06180404

Ugeskr Læger 2019;181:V06180404

Aske Høck, Bo Jespersen, Alfred Peter Born &
Annemette Løkkegaard:

Neurosurgical treatment of dystonia

Ugeskr Læger 2019;181:V06180404

In this review, we present evidence of treatment effect with deep brain stimulation (DBS) in patients with isolated forms of dystonia with generalised-, segmental- and focal phenotypes as well as tardive dystonia and dyskinetic cerebral palsy. Dystonia is a heterogeneous movement disorder, which can be disabling and difficult to treat. Patients with dystonia, who do not experience relief with medication and botulinum toxin, may be candidates for DBS.

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