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Levetiracetam for the Treatment of Generalized Dystonia
Parkinsonism and Related Disorders (2005)
  • Kelly L. Sullivan, University of South Florida
  • Robert A. Hauser, University of South Florida
  • Elan D. Louis, Columbia University
  • Ganesh Chari, University of South Florida
  • Theresa A. Zesiewicz, University of South Florida
Abstract
We report the case of a woman with generalized dystonia whose symptoms improved with the use of levetiracetam. Improvements were noted in blepharospasm, cervical, and truncal dystonia. The patient has been on LEV for a total of 20 weeks, and has experienced sustained improvement of symptoms.
Keywords
  • Levetiracetam,
  • Generalized Dystonia,
  • Case report,
  • Treatment
Disciplines
Publication Date
November 11, 2005
DOI
10.1016/j.parkreldis.2005.05.001
Citation Information
Kelly L. Sullivan, Robert A. Hauser, Elan D. Louis, Ganesh Chari, et al.. "Levetiracetam for the Treatment of Generalized Dystonia" Parkinsonism and Related Disorders Vol. 11 Iss. 7 (2005) p. 469 - 471 ISSN: 1353-8020
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/kelly_sullivan/118/