Movement Disorders Possibly Induced by Traditional Chinese Herbs

  title={Movement Disorders Possibly Induced by Traditional Chinese Herbs},
  author={X.-P. Wang and R.-M. Yang},
  journal={European Neurology},
  pages={153 - 159}
The authors describe the neurological presentation and CT/MRI findings in 4 patients exposed to overdoses of decoctions of two different Chinese herbs. Case 1, a 15-year-old boy, ingested herba serissae along with the safe-dosage Salvia miltiorrhiza for treating a left renal stone. Sophora subprostrata root (SSR) was primarily used for treating three other diseases: viral B hepatitis in case 2, a 9-year-old boy; infection of the throat and a low fever in case 3, a 11-year-old girl, and a minor… 

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