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Epilogue Quiz Answers
From questions on page 238
1. The correct answer is B
Status dystonicus (aka Dystonic storm) is defined as a movement disorder emergency in which there is prolonged, generalised, intense and painful muscle contraction. Up to 60% of the reported cases are children,1 but the true incidence is unknown. SD is probably under recognised and can be fatal in up to 10% of cases.1 Patients at risk are those with chronic dystonias (primary and secondary), quadriplegic cerebral palsy, neurodegenerative disorders, post acquired brain injury and acute drug withdrawal (especially baclofen). Common triggers are …
Correction notice This paper has been amended since it was published Online First. The correct answer to question 1 is “B – status dystonicus (SD)”, and not C.
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