The uncinated crisis of George Gershwin.

  title={The uncinated crisis of George Gershwin.},
  author={H{\'e}lio Afonso Ghizoni Teive and Francisco Manoel Branco Germiniani and Alexander B Cardoso and Luciano de Paola and Lineu C{\'e}sar Werneck},
  journal={Arquivos de neuro-psiquiatria},
  volume={60 2-B},
George Gershwin, renowned composer and pianist, well known for his popular works, died on the 11th July 1937 due to a brain tumor. His neurological symptoms first appeared on that same year, in February, with a simple olfactory partial seizure, characterized by an unpleasant smell of burnt rubber (uncinated seizure). He later had a quick clinical descend, with severe headache that occurred in bouts, dizziness, coordination compromise and olfactory seizures, eventually lapsing into a coma on the… CONTINUE READING