U J Van Haelst

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Morphological and biochemical studies were performed on a brain biopsy from a patient with typical Lafora disease. Qualitative morphological investigation of the cortex showed that the Lafora bodies were most abundant in layers III and V of the cerebral cortex. They were exclusively located in the neurons and their processes. Quantitative morphological(More)
Two maternal cousins are described with the connatal form of Pelizaeus-Merzbacher Disease (PMD) and congenital stridor. Study of brain biopsy material confirms the diagnosis of PMD. The neuropathological findings are suggestive for the transitional form of this disease. Quantitative morphology gives support to the hypothesis that PMD is a disturbance in(More)
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