Dystonias

GUIDELINES RELEVANT FOR DYSTONIA

  • Albanese A, Asmus F, Bhatia KP, Elia AE, Elibol B, Filippini G, Gasser T, Krauss JK, Nardocci N, Newton A, Valls-Solé J. EFNS guidelines on diagnosis and treatment of primary dystonias. Eur J Neurol. 2011 Jan;18(1):5-18.
  • Simpson DM, Hallett M, Ashman EJ, Comella CL, Green MW, Gronseth GS, et al. Practice guideline update summary: Botulinum neurotoxin for the treatment of blepharospasm, cervical dystonia, adult spasticity, and headache: Report of the Guideline Development Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology. Neurology. 2016;86:1818-26.

CONSENSUS PAPERS

  • Albanese A, Bhatia K, Bressman SB, Delong MR, Fahn S, Fung VS, Hallett M, Jankovic J, Jinnah HA, Klein C, Lang AE, Mink JW, Teller JK. Phenomenology and classification of dystonia: a consensus update. Mov Disord. 2013 Jun 15;28(7):863-73.
  • Fung VS, Jinnah HA, Bhatia K, Vidailhet M. Assessment of patients with isolated or combined dystonia: an update on dystonia syndromes. Mov Disord. 2013 Jun 15;28(7):889-98.
  • Bronte-Stewart H, Taira T, Valldeoriola F, Merello M, Marks WJ Jr, Albanese A, Bressman S, Moro E. Inclusion and exclusion criteria for DBS in dystonia. Mov Disord. 2011 Jun;26 Suppl 1:S5-16.
  • Albanese A, Abbruzzese G, Dressler D, Duzynski W, Khatkova S, Marti MJ, et al. Practical guidance for CD management involving treatment of botulinum toxin: a consensus statement. J Neurol. 2015;262(10):2201-13.
  • Contarino MF, Van Den Dool J, Balash Y, Bhatia K, Giladi N, Koelman JH, et al. Clinical Practice: Evidence-Based Recommendations for the Treatment of Cervical Dystonia with Botulinum Toxin. Front Neurol. 2017;8:35.

DIAGNOSTIC ALGORITHMS

  • van Egmond ME, Kuiper A, Eggink H, Sinke RJ, Brouwer OF, Verschuuren-Bemelmans CC, Sival DA, Tijssen MA, de Koning TJ. Dystonia in children and adolescents: a systematic review and a new diagnostic algorithm. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2015 Jul;86(7):774-81.

REGISTRIES

SCALES

  • Albanese A(1), Sorbo FD, Comella C, Jinnah HA, Mink JW, Post B, Vidailhet M, Volkmann J, Warner TT, Leentjens AF, Martinez-Martin P, Stebbins GT, Goetz CG, Schrag A. Dystonia rating scales: critique and recommendations. Mov Disord. 2013 Jun 15;28(7):874-83.
  • Blepharospasm Disability Index for blepharospasm
  • Cervical Dystonia Impact Scale & Toronto Western Spasmodic Torticollis Rating Scale for cervical dystonia
  • Craniocervical Dystonia Questionnaire for blepharospasm and cervical dystonia
  • Voice Handicap Index (VHI) and the Vocal Performance Questionnaire (VPQ) for laryngeal dystonia
  • Fahn-Marsden Dystonia Rating Scale for rating generalized dystonia. 

NETWORKS AND STUDY GROUPS

  • European network for the study of dystonia syndromes
  • Dystonia Coalition (USA based)
    Publications related to Dystonia Coalition
    • Pirio Richardson S, Wegele AR, Skipper B, Deligtisch A, Jinnah HA; Dystonia Coalition Investigators. Dystonia treatment: Patterns of medication use in an international cohort. Neurology. 2017 Feb 7;88(6):543-550.
    • Norris SA, Jinnah HA, Espay AJ, Klein C, Brüggemann N, Barbano RL, Malaty IA, Rodriguez RL, Vidailhet M, Roze E, Reich SG, Berman BD, LeDoux MS, Richardson SP, Agarwal P, Mari Z, Ondo WG, Shih LC, Fox SH, Berardelli A, Testa CM, Cheng FC, Truong D, Nahab FB, Xie T, Hallett M, Rosen AR, Wright LJ, Perlmutter JS. Clinical and demographic characteristics related to onset site and spread of cervical dystonia. Mov Disord. 2016 Dec;31(12):1874-1882.
    • Berman BD, Junker J, Shelton E, Sillau SH, Jinnah HA, Perlmutter JS, Espay AJ, Jankovic J, Vidailhet M, Bonnet C, Ondo W, Malaty IA, Rodríguez R, McDonald WM, Marsh L, Zurowski M, Bäumer T, Brüggemann N. Psychiatric associations of adult-onset focal dystonia phenotypes. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2017 Jul;88(7):595-602.

PATIENT ORGANISATIONS

RECENT REVIEW ARTICLES

  • Moro E, LeReun C, Krauss JK, Albanese A, Lin JP, Walleser Autiero S, Brionne TC, Vidailhet M. Efficacy of pallidal stimulation in isolated dystonia: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Eur J Neurol. 2017 Apr;24(4):552-560.
  • Jinnah HA, Alterman R, Klein C, Krauss JK, Moro E, Vidailhet M, Raike R. Deep brain stimulation for dystonia: a novel perspective on the value of genetic testing. J Neural Transm 2017 Apr;124(4):417-430.
  • Albanese A., Lalli S., Dystonia, Eur. J.Neurol. 2017 (in preparation)

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DYSTONIA RESOURCES

Guidelines relevant for dystonia

  • Albanese A, Asmus F, Bhatia KP, Elia AE, Elibol B, Filippini G, Gasser T, Krauss JK, Nardocci N, Newton A, Valls-Solé J. EFNS guidelines on diagnosis and treatment of primary dystonias. Eur J Neurol. 2011 Jan;18(1):5-18.
  • Simpson DM, Hallett M, Ashman EJ, Comella CL, Green MW, Gronseth GS, et al. Practice guideline update summary: Botulinum neurotoxin for the treatment of blepharospasm, cervical dystonia, adult spasticity, and headache: Report of the Guideline Development Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology. Neurology. 2016;86:1818-26.

Consensus papers

  • Albanese A, Bhatia K, Bressman SB, Delong MR, Fahn S, Fung VS, Hallett M, Jankovic J, Jinnah HA, Klein C, Lang AE, Mink JW, Teller JK. Phenomenology and classification of dystonia: a consensus update. Mov Disord. 2013 Jun 15;28(7):863-73.
  • Fung VS, Jinnah HA, Bhatia K, Vidailhet M. Assessment of patients with isolated or combined dystonia: an update on dystonia syndromes. Mov Disord. 2013 Jun 15;28(7):889-98.
  • Bronte-Stewart H, Taira T, Valldeoriola F, Merello M, Marks WJ Jr, Albanese A, Bressman S, Moro E. Inclusion and exclusion criteria for DBS in dystonia. Mov Disord. 2011 Jun;26 Suppl 1:S5-16.
  • Albanese A, Abbruzzese G, Dressler D, Duzynski W, Khatkova S, Marti MJ, et al. Practical guidance for CD management involving treatment of botulinum toxin: a consensus statement. J Neurol. 2015;262(10):2201-13.
  • Contarino MF, Van Den Dool J, Balash Y, Bhatia K, Giladi N, Koelman JH, et al. Clinical Practice: Evidence-Based Recommendations for the Treatment of Cervical Dystonia with Botulinum Toxin. Front Neurol. 2017;8:35.

Diagnostic algorithms

  • van Egmond ME, Kuiper A, Eggink H, Sinke RJ, Brouwer OF, Verschuuren-Bemelmans CC, Sival DA, Tijssen MA, de Koning TJ. Dystonia in children and adolescents: a systematic review and a new diagnostic algorithm. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2015 Jul;86(7):774-81.

Registries

Scales

  • Albanese A(1), Sorbo FD, Comella C, Jinnah HA, Mink JW, Post B, Vidailhet M, Volkmann J, Warner TT, Leentjens AF, Martinez-Martin P, Stebbins GT, Goetz CG, Schrag A. Dystonia rating scales: critique and recommendations. Mov Disord. 2013 Jun 15;28(7):874-83.
  • Blepharospasm Disability Index for blepharospasm
  • Cervical Dystonia Impact Scale & Toronto Western Spasmodic Torticollis Rating Scale for cervical dystonia
  • Craniocervical Dystonia Questionnaire for blepharospasm and cervical dystonia
  • Voice Handicap Index (VHI) and the Vocal Performance Questionnaire (VPQ) for laryngeal dystonia
  • Fahn-Marsden Dystonia Rating Scale for rating generalized dystonia. 

Networks and study groups

Publications related to Dystonia Coalition
  • Pirio Richardson S, Wegele AR, Skipper B, Deligtisch A, Jinnah HA; Dystonia Coalition Investigators. Dystonia treatment: Patterns of medication use in an international cohort. Neurology. 2017 Feb 7;88(6):543-550.
  • Norris SA, Jinnah HA, Espay AJ, Klein C, Brüggemann N, Barbano RL, Malaty IA, Rodriguez RL, Vidailhet M, Roze E, Reich SG, Berman BD, LeDoux MS, Richardson SP, Agarwal P, Mari Z, Ondo WG, Shih LC, Fox SH, Berardelli A, Testa CM, Cheng FC, Truong D, Nahab FB, Xie T, Hallett M, Rosen AR, Wright LJ, Perlmutter JS. Clinical and demographic characteristics related to onset site and spread of cervical dystonia. Mov Disord. 2016 Dec;31(12):1874-1882.
  • Berman BD, Junker J, Shelton E, Sillau SH, Jinnah HA, Perlmutter JS, Espay AJ, Jankovic J, Vidailhet M, Bonnet C, Ondo W, Malaty IA, Rodríguez R, McDonald WM, Marsh L, Zurowski M, Bäumer T, Brüggemann N. Psychiatric associations of adult-onset focal dystonia phenotypes. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2017 Jul;88(7):595-602.

Advocacy and support groups

Recent review articles

  • Moro E, LeReun C, Krauss JK, Albanese A, Lin JP, Walleser Autiero S, Brionne TC, Vidailhet M. Efficacy of pallidal stimulation in isolated dystonia: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Eur J Neurol. 2017 Apr;24(4):552-560.
  • Jinnah HA, Alterman R, Klein C, Krauss JK, Moro E, Vidailhet M, Raike R. Deep brain stimulation for dystonia: a novel perspective on the value of genetic testing. J Neural Transm 2017 Apr;124(4):417-430.
  • Albanese A., Lalli S., Dystonia, Eur. J.Neurol. 2017 (in preparation)