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October 1, 2012

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  • Acute Movement Disorders in Children: Emergency Department Presentation and Evaluation

    Abnormal movements, outside of seizure and ataxia, are an uncommon chief complaint among children presenting to the emergency department. A working knowledge of movement disorder phenomenology, etiology, differential diagnosis, and associated potentially life-threatening conditions is essential for emergency physicians. Each movement disorder and its clinical considerations will be discussed in detail in the article.