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Diagnosis by axilla skin biopsy in an early case of Lafora's disease.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1469407     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Myoclonus, seizures and progressive dementia are the main clinical features in Lafora's disease. This is the first reported case in which the diagnosis has been made by axillary skin biopsy in a patient with myoclonus but no other neurological symptoms.
G Rubio; C Garcia Guijo; J J Mallada; A Cabello; A Garcia Merino
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry     Volume:  55     ISSN:  0022-3050     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Neurol. Neurosurg. Psychiatr.     Publication Date:  1992 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-01-26     Completed Date:  1993-01-26     Revised Date:  2010-09-07    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2985191R     Medline TA:  J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1084-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Neurology, Clínica Puerta de Hierro, Madrid, Spain.
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MeSH Terms
Axilla / pathology
Epilepsies, Myoclonic / diagnosis*,  drug therapy,  pathology
Skin / pathology*
Valproic Acid / administration & dosage,  therapeutic use
Reg. No./Substance:
99-66-1/Valproic Acid
Comment In:
J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 1993 Dec;56(12):1339-40   [PMID:  8270946 ]

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