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As part of an autopsy research project, the brains of four autistic subjects were examined and compared with those of three comparison subjects without CNS pathology and one with phenytoin toxicity. The cerebellum was selected for initial investigation because pathognomonic symptoms and neurophysiological measures suggest that pathology may exist in the(More)
(NRC) approval for changes to the emergency action levels (EALs) for the plant. The requested changes to the licensee's EALs support a conversion from the current EAL scheme to a system based on the Nuclear Energy Institute's (NEI) Letter 99-01, " Methodology for Development of Emergency Action Levels " (Revision 4, January 2003), in accordance with(More)
Two siblings had olivopontocerebellar degeneration, failure to thrive, hepatic fatty change and cirrhosis, and a dyslipoproteinemia characterized by low cholesterol and elevated triglycerides. This condition was distinct from other cerebellar atrophies and ataxias and was not due to malabsorption or malnutrition. Cerebellar degeneration progressed rapidly(More)
A new case of the cerebro-hepato-renal syndrome is being reported. The neuropathologic changes consisted of developmental abnormalities of cerebral and cerebellar cortex and of the inferior olives. In addition, there were metabolic changes in the central nervous system, indicated by an accumulation of lipid within histiocytes of free in gray and white(More)
Tow infants had bilateral congenital subdural cysts associated with encephaloclastic porencephaly and a CSF-subdural fistula. The cysts occupied 80% to 90% of the crainal cavity. There was severe atrophy and malformation of the underlying brain, suggesting that its development had been disturbed at an early stage of gestation. The clinical and radiologic(More)
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