CT scan in a case of progressive generalized dystonia with amyotrophic paraplegia

R. D'Alessandro, P. Tinuper, A. Lozito, T. Sacquegna, P. Cortelli, P. Pazzaglia

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Abstract

In a case characterized by progressive generalized dystonic paraplegia with amyotrophy and mental deficiency, CT scanning shows a bilateral lenticular nucleus hypodensity. A similar picture can be found in Wilson disease. However, this patient presented no biochemical, hepatic or ocular abnormalities.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)335-337
Number of pages3
JournalItalian Journal of Neurological Sciences
Volume4
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 1983

Keywords

  • amyotrophic paraplegia
  • CT scan
  • dystonia

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)
  • Clinical Neurology

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