A Case of Camptocormia (Bent Spine) Secondary to Early Motor Neuron Disease

  title={A Case of Camptocormia (Bent Spine) Secondary to Early Motor Neuron Disease},
  author={F. Ozer and Aytul Mutlu and Hasan Meral},
  journal={Behavioural Neurology},
  pages={51 - 54}
  • F. Ozer, Aytul Mutlu, Hasan Meral
  • Published 2004
  • Psychology
  • Behavioural Neurology
  • Camptocormia is a gait disorder, characterized by hyperflexion of thoracolumbar spine which increases on walking, and disappears in the supine position. A 48 year-old man developed progressive gait deterioration for one year and slight weakness and tremor of both hands for five months. It eventually became apparent that the patient had motor neuron disease, as well as symptoms of extrapyramidal disorder. 
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