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  DOPA Responsive Dystonia: A Report in Two Siblings [Turk J Neurol]
Turk J Neurol. 1996; 2(1): 61-63

DOPA Responsive Dystonia: A Report in Two Siblings

Ahmet GÖKÇAY1, Z. KARACA1, Hatice KARASOY2, A. ÜLKÜ1
1Ege Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Nöroloji Anabilim Dalı, Çocuk Nörolojisi Ünitesi, İzmir
2Ege Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Nöroloji Anabilim Dalı Çocuk Nörolojisi Ünitesi, İzmir

DRD is a generalized dystonia that begins in childhood. The disease is characterized withdiurnal fluctuations anda remarkable response to L- DOPA. In this paper two sibling casesto demonstrating the same clinical features are reported. Both of the siblings showed markedimprovement with low doses of L- DOPA.

Keywords: Dystonia, L- DOPA, diurnal variation.


Ahmet GÖKÇAY, Z. KARACA, Hatice KARASOY, A. ÜLKÜ. DOPA Responsive Dystonia: A Report in Two Siblings. Turk J Neurol. 1996; 2(1): 61-63

Corresponding Author: Ahmet GÖKÇAY


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