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Bengaluru man plays guitar as surgeons 'burn' his brain

20 Jul 2017 | By Kanchan Monga
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In a rather bizarre case, 32-year-old musician played guitar on operation-table as surgeons 'burned' his brain and relieved him of dystonia.

His condition was a result of abnormal, involuntary flexion of muscles, because of rigorous use.

"This problem occurred when he tried to play instrument and real-time feedback was important to ascertain location of target," a surgeon said.

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