Fletcher Allen, a Vermont university hospital and medical center, serves all of
Vermont and the northern New York region. Located in Burlington, Fletcher Allen is a regional, academic healthcare center and teaching hospital in alliance with the University of Vermont.
Sometimes dystonia may be a symptom of another disorder or condition such as Huntington's disease. An accurate and thorough diagnosis is important to guide your treatment plan effectively.
Diagnosing Dystonia at Fletcher Allen
Fletcher Allen's neurologists and neuroradiologists are specially trained in advanced technology to diagnose dystonia. Tests may include:
- MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging)
- CT or CAT Scan (Computed Tomography)
- EMG (Electromyography) is a test measuring your muscles' electrical activity.
- Blood or urine tests help your doctor determine your dystonia is not due to toxin exposure such as lead or carbon monoxide poisoning.
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