Parkinsonism with Neuroacanthocytosis

R. F. Peppard, C. S. Lu, Nai Shin Chu, P. Teal, W. R.W. Martin, D. B. Calne*

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Two patients with neuroacanthocytosis are described. One presented with parkinsonism and the other resembled diurnal dystonia of the Segawa type. Both patients responded well to dopaminomimetic therapy. A PET scan with fluorodopa revealed a nigrostriatal deficit in the first patient.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)298-301
Number of pages4
JournalCanadian Journal of Neurological Sciences
Issue number3
StatePublished - 08 1990
Externally publishedYes


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