Chorea-ballism associated with familial amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. A clinical, genetic, and neuropathological study
Article first published online: 7 DEC 2007
Copyright © 2007 Movement Disorder Society
Volume 23, Issue 3, pages 434–438, 15 February 2008
How to Cite
Gamez, J., Corbera-Bellalta, M., Mila, M., López-Lisbona, R., Boluda, S. and Ferrer, I. (2008), Chorea-ballism associated with familial amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. A clinical, genetic, and neuropathological study. Mov. Disord., 23: 434–438. doi: 10.1002/mds.21856
- Issue published online: 25 FEB 2008
- Article first published online: 7 DEC 2007
- Manuscript Accepted: 24 OCT 2007
- Manuscript Received: 30 JUL 2007
- Spanish Fondo de Investigaciones Sanitarias. Grant Numbers: FIS 02/0648, FIS 07/0390, FIS 05/0776, FIS 06/1298, FIS 05/1570
- Fundació La Marató de. Grant Number: TV3 146/2006
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|mds21856.mpg||13602K||Segment 1. Two types of hyperkinetic movements were observed during the patient's stay in hospital (31 months after initial motor weakness). The first of these were choreic movements affecting the face and jaw, with blinking, grimaces, and fleeting rotary movements of the arms. The second were large rotatory excursions involving the axial and proximal appendicular musculature of the UL at shoulder level, meeting ballism criteria. She could not protrude her tongue fully for 10 seconds.|
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