Pallidonigral pigmentation and spheroid formation with multiple striatal lacunar infarcts

R. C. Kim, Tarakad Ramachandran, Joseph E. Parisi, George H. Collins

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Abstract

A 72-year-old hypertensive man had focal seizures and mild memory loss. At autopsy, there were many lacunar infarcts, particularly in the neostriatum. Rust-brown discoloration and spheroid formation within the globus pallidus and pars reticulata of the substantia nigra resembled Hallervorden-Spatz disease, in which more detailed analysis of the striatum may be worthwhile.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)774-777
Number of pages4
JournalNeurology
Volume31
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1981
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology

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