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Title: Inherited manganism: the cock-walk gait and typical neuroimaging features
Authors: Avelino, Marcela Amaral [UNIFESP]
Fusao, Eduardo Ferracioli [UNIFESP]
Pedroso, Jose Luiz [UNIFESP]
Arita, Juliana Harumi [UNIFESP]
Ribeiro, Reinaldo Teixeira [UNIFESP]
Pinho, Ricardo Silva [UNIFESP]
Tuschl, Karin
Barsottini, Orlando G. P. [UNIFESP]
Masruha, Marcelo Rodrigues [UNIFESP]
Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)
UCL Inst Child Hlth
Keywords: Manganese
Dystonia
Manganism inherited
Movement disorders
Hypermanganesemia
Issue Date: 15-Jun-2014
Publisher: Elsevier B.V.
Citation: Journal of the Neurological Sciences. Amsterdam: Elsevier B.V., v. 341, n. 1-2, p. 150-152, 2014.
Abstract: Manganese (Mn) toxicity causes an extrapyramidal, parkinsonian-type movement disorder with characteristic magnetic resonance images of Mn accumulation in the basal ganglia. This letter highlights the neurological manifestations and neuroimaging features of inherited manganism (IMn), an unusual and treatable inborn error of Mn homeostasis. Early-onset dystonia with cock-walk gait and hyperintense signal in basal ganglia, associated to polycythemia, chronic liver disease and hypermanganesemia, promptly suggest IMn, and a genetic evaluation should be performed. (C) 2014 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
URI: http://repositorio.unifesp.br/handle/11600/37875
ISSN: 0022-510X
Other Identifiers: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jns.2014.03.057
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