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Computed tomography in alcoholic cerebellar atrophy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  471226     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This is a controlled CT evaluation of the infratentorial region in 41 male alcoholics under age 35. Criteria for the presence of atrophy are outlined. Twelve patients had cerebellar atrophy. Vermian atrophy was present in all. Atrophy of the cerebellar hemispheres was demonstrated in eight patients as well. The results are statistically significant when compared to an age-matched group of 40 non-alcoholic males among whom two cases of vermian atrophy were found. There were clinical signs of alcoholic cerebellar atrophy in one patient only. The disparity between the clinical and the radiological data are discussed with reference to previous pneumoencephalographic findings.
Authors:
A Haubek; K Lee
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neuroradiology     Volume:  18     ISSN:  0028-3940     ISO Abbreviation:  Neuroradiology     Publication Date:  1979 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1979-10-26     Completed Date:  1979-10-26     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  1302751     Medline TA:  Neuroradiology     Country:  GERMANY, WEST    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  77-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Alcoholism / complications,  pathology,  radiography*
Atrophy
Cerebellum / pathology,  radiography*
Humans
Male
Tomography, X-Ray Computed*

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