Barbara Badurska

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The study of the ultrastructure of the sural nerve and peripheral blood lymphocytes of a boy with late-infantile neuronal ceroid-lipofuscinosis revealed the presence of ‘curvilinear bodies’ and ‘fingerprint profiles’. The elder sister of the patient died at the age of 7 years after progressive mental and motor deterioration. The same kind of cytoplasmic(More)
The results of thymectomy of 28 myasthenic children observed from 1 to 9 years after operation are discussed. Improvement was obtained in 19 cases (67.8%), with full remission in 12 cases (42.8%). Six children died. No correlation was found between the results of thymectomy and the duration of the disease, sex or histological findings in the thymus. No(More)
We performed clinical and electrophysiological studies in 42 children with hereditary motor and sensory neuropathy type I and II (HMSN I and HMSN II) and in 103 members of their families. In 24 families with HMSN I the conduction velocity and the latency were markedly changed in the nerves innervating the distal muscles (median, peroneal nerves), as well as(More)
A boy with onset features common for a moderate form of congenital nemaline myopathy, after some years developed scapulo-humeral syndrome. Extra- and intrafusal muscle fibers overloaded with rods and indicating focal degenerative changes were seen in the first biopsy. The biopsy was later repeated and revealed an improvement in muscle architecture with a(More)
10 children with final diagnosis of idiopathic juvenile osteoporosis were admitted to the Department of Neurology because of suspected lesion of nervous system. The main clinical features were gait disturbances and pain. Radiological examination was decisive for diagnosis. The authors discuss the course of disease and effect of the treatment.