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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    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
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.
Authors:
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    
Affiliation:
Department of Neurology, Clínica Puerta de Hierro, Madrid, Spain.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Axilla / pathology
Biopsy
Epilepsies, Myoclonic / diagnosis*,  drug therapy,  pathology
Female
Humans
Male
Skin / pathology*
Valproic Acid / administration & dosage,  therapeutic use
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
99-66-1/Valproic Acid
Comments/Corrections
Comment In:
J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 1993 Dec;56(12):1339-40   [PMID:  8270946 ]

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