Thomas Körber

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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)
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)
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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