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Background Konzo is an acute non-progressive spastic paraparesis associated with a consumption of insufficiently processed bitter cassava, and a low intake of sulfur amino acids. Method To… Continue Reading
PURPOSE To assess impairments, disabilities and handicap pattern in konzo. METHOD The study included 17 konzo subjects, of which three were males and 14 females (mean age 21, median 18 years). A… Continue Reading
To elucidate the involvement of motor pathways in konzo, 21 konzo subjects (mean age 22 years) underwent transcranial electrical stimulation (TES) in 1998. Fourteen konzo subjects (mean age 21 years)… Continue Reading
OBJECTIVE To determine whether the somatosensory pathways are involved or not in konzo. METHODS In 1998, 21 konzo subjects (15 females and 6 males; mean age 21 years) underwent a SEP study with a… Continue Reading