1.            Is it dystonia?

2.            Is it isolated or combined dystonia?

3.            What has been the temporal course of the disease?

4.            Body distribution.

5.            Activating conditions

6.            What other systemic features are present?

7.            What does the brain imaging reveal?

8.            What are the results of other basic investigations?

9.            Are other specialized investigations required (eg neurophysiology, urine metabolic screen, CSF examination)?

10.          Classify the patient's dystonia syndrome using the List of Syndromes Table