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journal article 
Author(s):
Weindl, A; Kuwert, T; Leenders, KL; Poremba, M; Gräfin von Einsiedel, H; Antonini, A; Herzog, H; Scholz, D; Feinendegen, LE; Conrad, B 
Title:
Increased striatal glucose consumption in Sydenham's chorea. 
Abstract:
Positron emission tomography and 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose were used to measure the regional cerebral glucose consumption in a 15-year-old choreatic girl with classical Sydenham's chorea shortly after the onset of hyperkinetic movements and 5 months later after chorea had resolved and in a 74-year-old hemichoreatic woman with long-standing hyperkinesia as a residuum of Sydenham's chorea in adolescence. Whereas cerebellar, thalamic, and cortical glucose consumption was within normal limits in both p...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Mov Disord 
Year:
1993 
Journal volume:
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
437-44 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0885-3185 
TUM Institution:
Neurologische Klinik und Poliklinik; r Neuroradiologie