Late-onset Hallervorden-Spatz disease presenting as familial parkinsonism.

We studied a 68-year-old man who died after 13 years of progressive dementia, rigidity, bradykinesia, mild tremor, stooped posture, slow and shuffling gait, dystonia, blepharospasm, apraxia of eyelid opening, anarthria, aphonia, and incontinence. At autopsy, he had generalized brain atrophy with large deposits of iron pigment in the globus pallidus, caudate… CONTINUE READING