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Frontotemporal and striatal SPECT abnormalities in myoclonus-dystonia: phenotypic and pathogenetic considerations.

Authors
  • Papapetropoulos, Spiridon
  • Argyriou, Andreas A
  • Polychronopoulos, Panagiotis
  • Spyridonidis, Trifonas
  • Gourzis, Philippos
  • Chroni, Elisabeth
Type
Published Article
Journal
Neuro-degenerative diseases
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2008
Volume
5
Issue
6
Pages
355–358
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1159/000119458
PMID: 18309231
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Our findings of reduced frontotemporal and striatal rCBF in the absence of other neuroimaging and electrophysiologic findings correlate well with the clinical manifestations in our patient and suggest possible functional/metabolic involvement of these areas in the etiopathogenesis of MD.

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