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Handb Clin Neurol. 2011;100:559-62. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-444-52014-2.00040-9.

Rapid-onset dystonia-parkinsonism.

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  • 1Division of Movement Disorders, Department of Neurology, Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10467, USA. hgeyer@montefiore.org


Rapid-onset dystonia-parkinsonism (RDP) is a rare condition with autosomal-dominant inheritance causing dystonia and parkinsonism which develop over a short period of time. It results from abnormalities in the Na(+)/K(+)-ATPase pump due to mutations in the ATP1A3 gene. This chapter reviews the clinical features, genetics, and diagnosis of this disorder.

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