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C97 - The Dystonias: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Update on Causes

Event Time: Monday April 24, 2017 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Topic(s): Movement Disorders
Director(s): Daniel Tarsy MD, FAAN
Description: Dystonia is one of the least understood and most often misdiagnosed movement disorders. Using video demonstrations, faculty will address the clinical spectrum and classification of the dystonias, current concepts regarding the underlying causes, strategies for diagnostic evaluation, and medical and surgical treatment strategies.
Completion Message: Participants should become familiar with the varied clinical manifestations of dystonia, the current classification of the dystonias, the current understanding of the etiology and pathogenesis of dystonia, and treatment options for dystonia.
CME Credits: 2
Core Competencies: Medical Knowledge, Patient Care

Program Speakers - Tentative

Start/End Time Title Faculty
3:30 PM - 4:10 PM Clinical Features and Classification of the Dystonias Daniel Tarsy MD, FAAN 
4:10 PM - 4:50 PM The Medical and Surgical Treatment of Dystonia Samuel Frank MD, FAAN 
4:50 PM - 5:30 PM Pathophysiology and Etiology of Dystonia Rachel Saunders-Pullman MD 

Disclosures

Speaker Disclosure
Samuel A. Frank, MD, FAAN Dr. Frank has received research support from the Huntington Study Group, funded by Teva Pharmaceuticals.

Rachel J. Saunders-Pullman, MD Dr. Saunders-Pullman has nothing to disclose.

Daniel Tarsy, MD, FAAN Dr. Tarsy has nothing to disclose.

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