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July 1919

CONGENITAL TUMOR OF THE BRAIN (TELANGIECTASIS) AND ASSOCIATED CEREBRAL MOVEMENTS

Author Affiliations

Professor of Neurology, University of Pennsylvania PHILADELPHIA

Arch NeurPsych. 1919;2(1):50-58. doi:10.1001/archneurpsyc.1919.02180070065004
Abstract

The occurrence of congenital telangiectasis of the brain, diagnosed clinically and treated by operation is infrequent, and for this reason I have made a study of the case here recorded. It affords the opportunity to discuss associated movements of the limbs resulting from cortical defect.

REPORT OF CASE 

History.—  J. C., aged 12, was admitted to the University Hospital, June 17, 1918. The mother of the boy was exposed to roentgen rays when three and one-half months pregnant with this boy. Another child was held on the lap of the mother while it was being roentgen rayed. The birth of the patient was normal. When he was 2 or 3 months old his right upper limb was observed to be paralyzed, but it probably had been so from birth. The mother noticed when the child was about 1 year old that the right lower limb was paralyzed, because the child

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