Copper deficiency-associated myelopathy in a 45-year-old woman

@article{Schleper2001CopperDM,
  title={Copper deficiency-associated myelopathy in a 45-year-old woman},
  author={Bert Schleper and Hans Joerg Stuerenburg},
  journal={Journal of Neurology},
  year={2001},
  volume={248},
  pages={705-706}
}
A 46-year-old woman developed a progressive incomplete transversal syndrome over 18 months and presented with copper deficiency and microcytic anemia. In different animal species copper-associated myelopathy is a well established entity with a characteristic distribution of lesions in the spinal cord [1, 2, 3]. Examination in our neurological department revealed severe spastic tetraparesis, bilateral extensor spasms, impaired sensory sense for all qualities, painful paraesthesiae from T1… CONTINUE READING
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