H M Fogelson

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Recent evidence has demonstrated that nicotine may obtund the symptoms of Tourette's syndrome (TS). TS is a neuropsychiatric disorder characterized by motor and vocal tics, obsessions and compulsions, and frequently with impulsivity, distractibility, and visual-motor deficits. While neuroleptics, such as haloperidol, are most effective for treatment of the(More)
From birth, an infant girl had repeated episodes of loss of consciousness, apnea and bradycardia, aphonia, and severe pharyngeal-esophageal discoordination. These functional deficits correlated with a gross and microscopic malformation of the medulla oblongata, which is characterized by profound deficits of motor and sensory nuclei and of the reticular(More)
Primary tumours of the thalamus are rare and present several diagnostic and therapeutic problems. Cystic thalamic lesions tend to be low grade astrocytomas and have only been reported in children. Signs and symptoms can be divided into those due to intracranial hypertension and those due to loss of function of thalamic nuclei and surrounding structures.(More)
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