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CASE REPORT
Year : 2014  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 191

Hallervorden-Spatz disease


Department of Neurology, Shahid Sadooghi Hospital, Isfahan, Iran

Correspondence Address:
Maseumeh Dashti
Department of Neurology, Shahid Sadooghi Hospital, Isfahan
Iran
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DOI: 10.4103/2277-9175.140623

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Hallervorden-Spatz disease (HSD) is a rare disorder characterized by progressive extrapyramidal dysfunction and dementia. Hallervorden and Spatz first described the disease, in 1922 as a form of familial brain degeneration characterized by iron deposition in the brain. Here we present four HSD cases with different clinical pictures.


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