Journal of Neurology & Neurophysiology

ISSN - 2155-9562

Jie Fu

Jie Fu
The Hospital Affiliated of Luzhou Medical College,
Jiangyang Region, 25 Taiping Street, Luzhou, 646000, Sichuan

  • Review Article
    Research Advances on the Treatment of Myoclonus-Dystonia Syndrome
    Author(s): Jie FuJie Fu

    Myoclonus-Dystonia Syndrome is a movement disorder characterized by the association of myoclonus and dystonia as the sole or prominent symptoms. Non-motor features may include obsessive-compulsive disorder, depression, anxiety, personality disorders, alcohol abuse, and panic attacks. The pathogenesis of MDS is not very clear, and the current opinions are mainly focus on gene mutations. The diagnosis is mainly based on clinical features, and this disorder is confirmed by gene testing. Myoclonus-Dystonia Syndrome can’t be cured, and the current therapy is mainly aimed to improve the symptoms, which includes medical and surgical treatment. All in all, MDS remains poorly responsive to medical treatment. Although the surgical treatment develops very quickly in recent years, due to the difficulty in predicting the range of operation and.. View More»

    DOI: 10.4172/2155-9562.1000228

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