This case report discusses the problems encountered with dystonia in a teenage boy with end-stage calcifying leucodystrophy. It records the successful use of prolonged continuous subcutaneous clonidine and the change to thrice weekly transdermal clonidine.
- Home care
- symptom management
- Received 24 August 2015.
- Revision received 17 May 2016.
- Accepted 27 October 2016.
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