Behavioural Neurology

Behavioural Neurology / 2004 / Article

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Volume 15 |Article ID 163957 |

Feriha Ozer, Aytul Mutlu, Hasan Meral, "A Case of Camptocormia (Bent Spine) Secondary to Early Motor Neuron Disease", Behavioural Neurology, vol. 15, Article ID 163957, 4 pages, 2004.

A Case of Camptocormia (Bent Spine) Secondary to Early Motor Neuron Disease

Received03 Jun 2004
Accepted03 Jun 2004


Camptocormia is a gait disorder, characterized by hyperflexion of thoracolumbar spine which increases on walking, and disappears in the supine position.A 48 year-old man developed progressive gait deterioration for one year and slight weakness and tremor of both hands for five months. It eventually became apparent that the patient had motor neuron disease, as well as symptoms of extrapyramidal disorder.

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