A history of Todd and his paralysis.

  title={A history of Todd and his paralysis.},
  author={Devin K. Binder},
  volume={54 2},
  pages={480-6; discussion 486-7}
OBJECTIVE To describe the history of Robert Bentley Todd (1809-1860) and certain of his contributions to medicine, including his original and subsequent descriptions of "epileptic hemiplegia," which came to be called "Todd's paralysis." METHODS The author conducted a comprehensive review of English-language literature, modern and historical, related to "Todd's paralysis" and examined Todd's original case histories and commentary by Todd, his contemporaries, and his successors. RESULTS Todd… CONTINUE READING