Arnold P Gold

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Eighteen cases of the Dandy-Walker syndrome are presented. The clinical manifestations are analyzed. Almost half of these children had associated congenital anomalies. Only four had the "characteristic" radiological findings. Direct surgical attack upon the cyst was not a successful form of treatment. Satisfactory treatment consisted of shunting of the(More)
Eight cases of persistent dystonia appearing one to 14 years after non-progressive cerebral insults are described. Five were due to perinatal anoxia, one to trauma, and two to cerebral infarction. This phenomemon of delayed-onset dystonia has not been described previously, although review of earlier literature reveals several probable examples.(More)
This article reports on an 11-year-old boy who was diagnosed with unilateral auditory neuropathy. After failing his annual medical and school hearing screenings, he was referred for audiologic testing, which identified a profound sensorineural hearing loss in his left ear that has remained stable for the past 3 1/2 years. Subsequently, otoacoustic emissions(More)
There is much evidence that emotional stess can trigger both neurogenic and hysterical seizures in susceptible patients. We reviewed out experience with 37 patients whose seizures appeared to be precipitated at times by emotional stress and had not been controlled by anticonvulsant medication alone. Approximately 70 per cent of patients demonstrated(More)