Pathologie des Ballismus.

  title={Pathologie des Ballismus.},
  author={M. Carpenter},
  journal={JAMA Neurology},
  • M. Carpenter
  • Published 1965
  • Medicine
  • JAMA Neurology
  • Although numerous clinicopathological reviews of ballism have been published in the last twenty years, this is the first monograph on the subject. Inaugural dissertations published in the last century (J.U. Pfefferkorn, 1833; H.H. Langer, 1838) under the title of "De Ballismo" appear to refer to choreae Sancti Viti or chronic progressive chorea, and while bearing some resemblances to ballism as currently defined, seem to run a very different clinical course. Because of the resurgence of… CONTINUE READING
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