Relationship between nailfold plexus visibility and clinical, neuropsychological, and brain structural measures in schizophrenia.

@article{Curtis1999RelationshipBN,
  title={Relationship between nailfold plexus visibility and clinical, neuropsychological, and brain structural measures in schizophrenia.},
  author={Clayton E. Curtis and William G. Iacono and Morton N M N Beiser},
  journal={Biological psychiatry},
  year={1999},
  volume={46 1},
  pages={102-9}
}
BACKGROUND Although all published studies investigating the association between nailfold plexus visibility and schizophrenia have found the subpapillary plexus (the vascular network into which capillaries drain) to be unusually visible in many schizophrenia patients, little else is known about this putative marker for schizophrenia liability. METHODS Plexus visibility was rated in 63 chronic schizophrenia, 67 first-episode schizophrenia, 9 schizophreniform, and 66 unipolar and bipolar… CONTINUE READING

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