Studies on the aetiology and pathogenesis of motor neuron diseases. 1. Lathyrism: clinical findings in established cases.

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Lathyrism is a toxic disease of the motor system constantly associated with primary consumption of the seed of Lathyrus sativus (chickling or grass pea). Neurological examination was performed on 38 affected subjects drawn from four regions of the Indian subcontinent endemic for lathyrism. All showed a consistent and largely symmetric pattern of… (More)

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@article{Ludolph1987StudiesOT, title={Studies on the aetiology and pathogenesis of motor neuron diseases. 1. Lathyrism: clinical findings in established cases.}, author={Albert Christian Ludolph and Jacques Hugon and Mayank Dwivedi and Herbert H. Schaumburg and Peter B. S. Spencer}, journal={Brain : a journal of neurology}, year={1987}, volume={110 ( Pt 1)}, pages={149-65} }