Late onset parkinsonian syndrome in Hallervorden-Spatz disease.

@article{Alberca1987LateOP,
  title={Late onset parkinsonian syndrome in Hallervorden-Spatz disease.},
  author={Rom{\'a}n Alberca and E Rafel and Isidoro Chinch{\'o}n and Javier Vadillo and Alejandro Navarro},
  journal={Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry},
  year={1987},
  volume={50 12},
  pages={1665-8}
}
Two siblings, from consanguineous parents, developed in their twenties a Parkinsonian syndrome. In the elder, the disease evolved for 13 years and the necropsic study was diagnostic of Hallervorden-Spatz disease. The younger sibling is severely affected after 12 years of the disorder. Several CT and one MR studies done in this patient during the last 4 years have been normal. Ultrastructural studies of the bone marrow histiocytes and blood lymphocytes disclosed peculiar inclusions… CONTINUE READING

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