• Introduction

    11 days ago - By Seminars in Pediatric Neurology

    Movement disorders are a heterogeneous group of conditions that affect a large percentage of the pediatric population. Some movement disorders, like stereotypies and tics, are extremely common, while others are vanishingly rare with only a few cases reported in the literature. Movement disorders can arise secondary to other conditions such as stroke or autoimmune diseases or be the primary presenting symptom as in the case of tic disorders; they may be acquired or genetic in origin.1,2 Pediatric movement disorders can cause significant functional and psychological impairment to both the...
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