The movement disorder of Maurice Ravel


  • Francisco Cardoso MD, PhD

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    1. Movement Disorders Clinic, Hospital das Clinicas, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
    • Associate Professor of Neurology, Movement Disorders Clinic-UFMG, Av Pasteur 89/1107, 30150-290 Belo Horizonte, MG Brazil
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It has long been known that in the last years of his life Maurice Ravel (1875–1937) suffered from a progressive neurological illness. Despite several proposed diagnostic hypotheses, the precise nature of his illness remains elusive. © 2004 Movement Disorder Society