Alternating hemiplegia of childhood: report of a case having a long history.

@article{Nezu1997AlternatingHO,
  title={Alternating hemiplegia of childhood: report of a case having a long history.},
  author={Atsuo Nezu and Seiji Kimura and Naoki Ohtsuki and Masashi Tanaka and Hiroko Tada},
  journal={Brain & development},
  year={1997},
  volume={19 3},
  pages={217-21}
}
We examined a patient with alternating hemiplegia of childhood (AHC) who had over a 23-year history of AHC to investigate the origin of the neurological deterioration with increasing age. Hemiplegic attacks had occurred consistently at a frequency of a few per week since infancy, and he first experienced attacks of cerebellar ataxia at the age of 23 years. Intellectual impairment, dysarthria, dystonic posturing, and a wide-based gait had been slowly progressive, but they had been stable since… CONTINUE READING
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