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An under-recognised cause of spastic paraparesis in middle-aged women

Lookup NU author(s): Dr David Bargiela, Gail Eglon, Professor Rita HorvathORCiD, Professor Patrick Chinnery


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Having excluded common structural, inflammatory and vascular causes of a spastic paraparesis, the diagnostic yield of further clinical investigations is low. Here, we show that testing for rare metabolic and genetic causes can have important implications for both the patient and their family.

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Author(s): Bargiela D, Eglon G, Horvath R, Chinnery PF

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: Practical Neurology

Year: 2014

Volume: 14

Issue: 3

Pages: 182-184

Print publication date: 01/06/2014

Online publication date: 23/10/2013

Acceptance date: 01/01/1900

ISSN (print): 1474-7758

ISSN (electronic): 1474-7766

Publisher: BMJ Publishing Group


DOI: 10.1136/practneurol-2013-000662

PubMed id: 24154795


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