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Neuro-acanthocytosis--a rare cause of chorea.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9259728     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Neuro-acanthocytosis is a rare neurological disorder characterised by stereotyped chorea, especially of the mouth, areflexia and acanthocytes seen in the peripheral blood. No cases have been described in the literature from South Africa. We report here a case of neuro-acanthocytosis seen in a black woman who presented to Johannesburg Hospital.
S M Nielsen; J A Temlett
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  South African medical journal = Suid-Afrikaanse tydskrif vir geneeskunde     Volume:  87     ISSN:  0256-9574     ISO Abbreviation:  S. Afr. Med. J.     Publication Date:  1997 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-09-17     Completed Date:  1997-09-17     Revised Date:  2014-09-12    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0404520     Medline TA:  S Afr Med J     Country:  SOUTH AFRICA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  897-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Acanthocytes / pathology*
African Continental Ancestry Group
Chorea / etiology*,  pathology
Neuromuscular Diseases / complications*,  pathology
South Africa

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