Reversible parkinsonism from shunt failure

Myron E. Brazin, Leon G. Epstein*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Parkinsonism developed as the result of shunt malfunction in a 16-year-old girl with aqueductal stenosis. Her symptoms responded to levodopa and shunt revision. Possible pathogenetic mechanisms are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)306-307
Number of pages2
JournalPediatric neurology
Issue number5
StatePublished - Jan 1 1985

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Neurology
  • Developmental Neuroscience
  • Clinical Neurology


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