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The brighter side of music in dystonia.

Maja Kojovic, Isabel Pare├ęs, Anna Sadnicka, Panagiotis Kassavetis, Ignacio Rubio-Agusti, Tabish A Saifee, Matteo Bologna, John C Rothwell, Mark J Edwards, Kailash P Bhatia
OBJECTIVE: To report a patient with genetically proven DYT1 dystonia who shows dramatic improvement in symptoms while playing the piano. DESIGN: Case study. SETTING: Sobell Department for Motor Neuroscience and Movement Disorders, Institute of Neurology, University College London, England. PATIENT: A 49-year-old right-handed male civil servant. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: The patient was videotaped, and electromyographic activity was recorded from the splenius capitis, sternocleidomastoid, and orbicularis oculi muscles, while he was (1) at rest, (2) playing an electric piano with auditory feedback, and (3) playing an electric piano without auditory feedback (ie, when the sound of the piano is turned off)...
July 2012: Archives of Neurology
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