Baron Constantin von Economo and encephalitis lethargica

Pearce, J M
February 1996
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;Feb1996, Vol. 60 Issue 2, p167
Academic Journal
journal article
No abstract available.


Related Articles

  • Constantin von Economo (1876-1931) and his legacy to neuroscience. Kaya, Yasemin; Uysal, Hilmi; Akkoyunlu, Gokhan; Sarikcioglu, Levent // Child's Nervous System;Feb2016, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p217 

    The article focuses on the legacy of neurologist Constantin von Economo to neuroscience. Topics discussed include his contributions in understanding neurosciences such as encephalitis lethargica, human cerebral cortex's cytoarchitectonics, and sleep and wakefulness, his nomination for the Nobel...

  • Economo's disease.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p720 

    A synonym for the medical term "Economo's disease," which refers to Encephalitis lethargica, is presented.

  • Economo's disease.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p662 

    A definition of the medical term "Economo's disease" is presented, which means encephalitis lethargica.

  • David Preswick Barr, M.D., M.A.C.P. Barr, David P. // Annals of Internal Medicine;Jul78, Vol. 89 Issue 1, p60 

    Focuses on cases of epidemic encephalitis reported in St. Louis and St. Louis County, Missouri in 1933. Difference of the disease from the encephalitis lethargica of von Economo; Cause of the disease; Epidemiological and clinical manifestations of the disease.

  • Brain and aviation: on the 80th anniversary of Constantin von Economo's (1876-1931) death. Sak, Jarosław; Grzybowski, Andrzej // Neurological Sciences;Mar2013, Vol. 34 Issue 3, p387 

    2011 marks the 80th anniversary of the death of Constantin Alexander von Economo who conducted advanced research on the cytoarchitectonics of the brain. This Austrian neurologist and the pioneer of aviation described encephalitis lethargica, discovered the spindle neurons, and postulated the...

  • Constantin von Economo (1876–1931). Triarhou, Lazaros C. // Journal of Neurology;Apr2007, Vol. 254 Issue 4, p550 

    The article presents an obituary for Constantin von Economo, a neurologist.

  • Cellular structure of the human cerebral cortex. Jones, Edward G. // Brain: A Journal of Neurology;Mar2010, Vol. 133 Issue 3, p945 

    The article reviews the book "Cellular Structure of the Human Cerebral Cortex," by Constantine von Economo, translated and edited by Lazaros C. Triarhou.

  • FDG- and Dopa-PET in postencephalitic parkinsonism. Ghaemi, M.; Rudolf, J.; Schmülling, S.; Bamborschke, S.; Heiss, W.-D. // Journal of Neural Transmission;Nov2000, Vol. 107 Issue 11, p1289 

    Summary. We report a case of a 74-year old woman who following an acute virus encephalitis developed an akinetic-rigid Parkinson syndrome with tremor, hypokinesia, hypomimia, rigidity and cogwheel phenomenon in all four extremities, brady-dysdiadochokinesia as well as myoclonic jerks of the...

  • THE SOCIAL BRAIN. Chen, Ingfei // Smithsonian;Jun2009, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p38 

    The article looks at research on von Economo neurons, brain cells which are suspected to help humans and certain animals stay aware of aspects of social interaction. Von Economo neurons, found only within the anterior cingulate cortex and the frontal insula, are compared to other brain cells....

  • Encephalitis virus and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Millichap, J. Gordon // Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine;Dec1997, Vol. 90 Issue 12, p709 

    A letter to the editor is presented in response to an article on the causes of the 1918-30 epidemic of encephalitis lethargica in the September 1997 issue.


Read the Article


Sign out of this library

Other Topics