Polyglucosan body disease.

  title={Polyglucosan body disease.},
  author={M S Cafferty and R. E. Lovelace and Arthur P. Hays and Serenella Servidei and Salvatore Dimauro and Lewis P. Rowland},
  journal={Muscle & nerve},
  volume={14 2},
Adult polyglucosan disease has been described in 15 cases. All had signs of peripheral neuropathy, upper motor neuron signs, and 12 of the 15 had sphincter problems. Dementia was prominent in 8 of 15 cases. We reported 2 cases that contained these clinical features. Electrophysiological studies showed axonal neuropathy. Somatosensory evoked potentials on the second patient were abnormal. Sural nerve biopsy showed clusters of polyglucosan bodies. Although the presence of polyglucosan bodies in… CONTINUE READING

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