Thomas Körber

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Neurofibromatosis includes the common "peripheral" form and a recently documented "central" form. We describe the central form in 130 cases from 9 kindreds personally studied and 15 reported kindreds. Central neurofibromatosis with bilateral acoustic neuroma is an autosomal dominant disorder beginning about 20 years of age, accompanied by mild skin changes.(More)
A survey of 15 families in the USA with Baltic myoclonus epilepsy showed that the 27 individuals who were affected had the following clinical picture from about the age of 10: photosensitive, occasionally violent, myoclonus, usually worse upon waking; generalised tonic-clonic seizures, sometimes associated with absence attacks; and light-sensitive,(More)
The Marfan syndrome is a heritable disorder of the connective tissue which affects the cardiovascular, ocular, and skeletal system. The cardiovascular manifestation with aortic root dilatation, aortic valve regurgitation, and aortic dissection has a prevalence of 60% to 90% and determines the premature death of these patients. Thirty-four percent of the(More)
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