Hirayama disease

Description of an Italian case

A. Rigamonti, S. Usai, M. Curone, D. D'Amico, G. Bussone

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Abstract

Hirayama disease is slowly progressive, usually monolateral, distal upper limb amyotrophy occurring mainly in young men. It is usually considered a kind of cervical myelopathy related to flexing movements of the neck. Several patients have been reported in Japan; we describe an Italian case.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)102-103
Number of pages2
JournalNeurological Sciences
Volume25
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2004

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Spinal Cord Diseases
Upper Extremity
Japan
Neck
Monomelic amyotrophy

Keywords

  • Cervical myelopathy
  • Hirayama disease

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)
  • Clinical Neurology

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Rigamonti, A., Usai, S., Curone, M., D'Amico, D., & Bussone, G. (2004). Hirayama disease: Description of an Italian case. Neurological Sciences, 25(2), 102-103.

Hirayama disease : Description of an Italian case. / Rigamonti, A.; Usai, S.; Curone, M.; D'Amico, D.; Bussone, G.

In: Neurological Sciences, Vol. 25, No. 2, 06.2004, p. 102-103.

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Rigamonti, A, Usai, S, Curone, M, D'Amico, D & Bussone, G 2004, 'Hirayama disease: Description of an Italian case', Neurological Sciences, vol. 25, no. 2, pp. 102-103.
Rigamonti A, Usai S, Curone M, D'Amico D, Bussone G. Hirayama disease: Description of an Italian case. Neurological Sciences. 2004 Jun;25(2):102-103.
Rigamonti, A. ; Usai, S. ; Curone, M. ; D'Amico, D. ; Bussone, G. / Hirayama disease : Description of an Italian case. In: Neurological Sciences. 2004 ; Vol. 25, No. 2. pp. 102-103.
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