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Neurology India
Medknow Publications on behalf of the Neurological Society of India
ISSN: 0028-3886
EISSN: 0028-3886
Vol. 51, No. 3, 2003, pp. 383-384
Bioline Code: ni03124
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
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Neurology India, Vol. 51, No. 3, 2003, pp. 383-384

 en Sporadic variety of pallido-pyramidal syndrome
Kalita J, Misra UK, Das BK


A rare case of a 40-year-old lady with a sporadic variety of the pallido-pyramidal syndrome (PPS) is reported. She had marked parkinsonian features on the left side. Her single photon emission computed tomography showed left frontoparietal and basal ganglia hypoperfusion. CT scan and central motor conduction time were normal. She responded partially to a combination of trihexyphenydil and L dopa/C dopa therapy. In view of the diversity in the genetic, clinical and laboratory features, it is possible that PPS may be a heterogeneous condition.

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