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rapid deterioration of handwriting

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  • Posted By: LaciApu
  • February 14, 2007
  • 06:17 PM

my daughter is 23 ys old, student at university, absolutely normal. 3 months ago her handwriting begun to deteriorate rapidly. she writes slow, the rows go down, holds pen cramped. was consulted by neurologist and psichologist no particular problem discovered, no diagnosis. lab tests OK cholesterol level a bit high. HELP PLEASE.

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  • She could have a condition called "writer's cramp," which is a form of focal dystonia and can cause symptoms like this.If the first neurologist didn't make that diagnosis, she should see another - perhaps one who specializes in movement disorders at a university, but any good neurologist should be able to make that diagnosis.
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    • February 16, 2007
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