Movement disorders in mitochondrial myopathies. A study of nine cases with two autopsy studies.

@article{Truong1990MovementDI,
  title={Movement disorders in mitochondrial myopathies. A study of nine cases with two autopsy studies.},
  author={Daniel D. Truong and Anita E. Harding and Francisco Scaravilli and Shelagh M J Smith and John A. Morgan-Hughes and C. David Marsden},
  journal={Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society},
  year={1990},
  volume={5 2},
  pages={109-17}
}
Of 85 consecutive patients with mitochondrial myopathy, 29 had clinically significant central nervous system involvement. Nine of these had movement disorders that included dystonia, chorea, parkinsonism, and myoclonus. Autopsy studies of one patient with ataxia, dementia, and parkinsonism followed by dystonia showed the features of olivopontocerebellar atrophy with additional degenerative changes in the basal ganglia. Postmortem in a further case with myoclonus, deafness, muscle weakness… CONTINUE READING
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