TITLE

Pure autonomic failure with motor neuron disease: report of a clinical study and postmortem examination of a patient

AUTHOR(S)
Noda, K; Katayama, S; Watanabe, C; Yamamura, Y; Nakamura, S; Yonehara, S; Inai, K
PUB. DATE
March 1996
SOURCE
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;Mar1996, Vol. 60 Issue 3, p351
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
case study
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
66117030

 

Related Articles

  • Neuropathological lesions resembling equine grass sickness in rabbits. Hahn, C. N.; Whitwell, K. E.; Mayhew, I. G. // Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;6/11/2005, Vol. 156 Issue 24, p778 

    Describes a study undertaken to evaluate rabbits that appeared to have clinical and/or pathological signs compatible with dysautonomia. Details on the postmortem examination of the rabbits; Identification of intestinal stasis, neuronal degeneration of the postganglionic sympathetic and...

  • Central dopamine deficiency in pure autonomic failure. Goldstein, David; Holmes, Courtney; Sato, Takuya; Bernson, Miya; Mizrahi, Neptune; Imrich, Richard; Carmona, Gilberto; Sharabi, Yehonatan; Vortmeyer, Alexander // Clinical Autonomic Research;Apr2008, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p58 

    Pure autonomic failure (PAF) and Parkinson�s disease (PD) share several clinical laboratory abnormalities; however, PAF is not associated with parkinsonism. In this study, we tested the hypothesis that preservation of nigrostriatal dopaminergic innervation explains the absence of motor...

  • Motor Neuron Disease Presenting with Dropped Head. Balci, Kemal; Çelik, Yahya; Asil, Talip; Utku, Ufuk // Medical Journal of Trakya University / Trakya Universitesi Tip F;2010, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p203 

    Motor neuron diseases are a group of progressive neurological disorders that destroy motor neurons that control voluntary muscle activity such as swallowing, walking, speaking and breathing. The common form of motor neuron disease is amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Neurological examination...

  • Lewy body dysphagia. Kövari, Enikö; Burkhardt, Karim; Lobrinus, Johannes; Bouras, Constantin // Acta Neuropathologica;Sep2007, Vol. 114 Issue 3, p295 

    The presence of Lewy bodies (LB) in autonomic structures of the central and peripheral nervous system in Parkinson’s disease (PD) is well known and could explain clinical signs of pure autonomic failure (PAF) or dysphagia, frequently associated with the disorder. There are many...

  • Motor neuron disease with dementia combined with degeneration of striatonigral and pallidoluysian systems. Sudo, S.; Fukutani, Y.; Matsubara, R.; Sasaki, K.; Shiozawa, M.; Wada, Y.; Naiki, H.; Isaki, K. // Acta Neuropathologica;May2002, Vol. 103 Issue 5, p521 

    This study concerns an autopsy case of motor neuron disease with dementia (MND-D) that exhibited unusual clinical and neuropathological findings. The patient was a Japanese man without any relevant family history who was 60 years old at the time of death. His clinical manifestation included...

  • Pure Autonomic Failure Versus Prodromal Dysautonomia in Parkinson's Disease: Insights from the Bedside. Merola, Aristide; Espay, Alberto J.; Zibetti, Maurizio; Romagnolo, Alberto; Rosso, Michela; Maule, Simona; Lopiano, Leonardo // Movement Disorders Clinical Practice;Jan/Feb2017, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p141 

    Autonomic failure may include orthostatic hypotension, supine hypertension, bowel and bladder disturbances, impaired thermal regulation, and sexual dysfunction, all of which can be features of Parkinson's disease (PD) and other a-synucleinopathies. All patients with pure autonomic failure, most...

  • Bunina body in frontal lobe dementia without clinical manifestations of motor neuron disease. Uchihara, Toshiki; Sato, Toshiya; Suzuki, Hiroko; Ikeda, Kenji; Akiyama, Haruhiko; Takatori, Takehiko // Acta Neuropathologica;Mar2001, Vol. 101 Issue 3, p281 

    We report here an early autopsy case of a 60-year-old woman clinically diagnosed as having frontal lobe dementia without other neurological deficits. Post-mortem examination revealed mild spongiosis in layers II and III of the frontal cortex, together with depletion of melanin-containing neurons...

  • Progressive Cognitive Deficit, Motor Impairment and Striatal Pathology in a Transgenic Huntington Disease Monkey Model from Infancy to Adulthood. Chan, Anthony W. S.; Jiang, Jie; Chen, Yiju; Li, Chunxia; Prucha, Melinda S.; Hu, Yijuan; Chi, Tim; Moran, Sean; Rahim, Tayeb; Li, Shihua; Li, Xiaojiang; Zola, Stuart M.; Testa, Claudia M.; Mao, Hui; Villalba, Rosa; Smith, Yoland; Zhang, Xiaodong; Bachevalier, Jocelyne // PLoS ONE;May2015, Vol. 10 Issue 5, p1 

    One of the roadblocks to developing effective therapeutics for Huntington disease (HD) is the lack of animal models that develop progressive clinical traits comparable to those seen in patients. Here we report a longitudinal study that encompasses cognitive and motor assessment, and neuroimaging...

  • The spectrum of immune-mediated autonomic neuropathies: insights from the clinicopathological features. Koike, Haruki; Watanabe, Hirohisa; Sobue, Gen // Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;Jan2013, Vol. 84 Issue 1, p98 

    Although autonomic neuropathy may occur as a secondary consequence of various diseases, other patients without any obvious underlying diseases show profound autonomic dysfunctions from the early phase of the disease. These idiopathic or primary cases are divided into pure autonomic neuropathy,...

  • Clinical and neuropathological correlates of Lewy body disease. Hishikawa, Nozomi; Hashizume, Yoshio; Yoshida, Mari; Sobue, Gen // Acta Neuropathologica;Apr2003, Vol. 105 Issue 4, p341 

    We investigated distribution of neuronal and glial inclusions in 30 brains obtained at autopsy from patients with Lewy bodies (LBs) disease, which was clinically diagnosed as Parkinson's disease (PD), dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB), or pure autonomic failure (PAF). The cases were classified,...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sign out of this library

Other Topics