Arnold P. Gold

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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)
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)
Various paraneoplastic autoantibodies have been linked to discrete neurologic syndromes and tumors in adults, but little is known about their incidence in children. We report a cross-sectional study of known paraneoplastic antibodies in 59 children with opsoclonus-myoclonus-ataxia, 86% of whom were moderately or severely symptomatic, and 68% of whom had(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)
We report a child with multifocal meningeal lesions demonstrating mixed meningiomatous histologic features. This lesion appears to have evolved over seven years, starting with a brief episode of garbled speech, nausea, and headache at 4.5 years of age. The child was then asymptomatic until 9 when she presented with bilateral leg weakness, in addition to her(More)
This is the second round of an initiative that will fund applicants who propose new payment and service delivery models that will provide better health, better health care, and lower costs through improved quality for Medicare, Medicaid, and Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) enrollees. Applicants will propose new service delivery models along with(More)
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