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Gislaine Cristina Lopes Machado-Porto ; Maira Okada de Oliveira ; Fábio Henrique de Gobbi Porto ;Dementia & Neuropsychologia 2012, 6 1

Author: Clarice Listik



Dementia & Neuropsychologia ISSN: 1980-5764 Associação Neurologia Cognitiva e do Comportamento Brasil Listik, Clarice; Machado-Porto, Gislaine Cristina Lopes; Okada de Oliveira, Maira; de Gobbi Porto, Fábio Henrique Acquired hepatocerebral degeneration.
A case report Dementia & Neuropsychologia, vol.
6, núm.
1, enero-marzo, 2012, pp.
59-63 Associação Neurologia Cognitiva e do Comportamento São Paulo, Brasil Available in: How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Non-profit academic project, developed under the open access initiative Case Report Dement Neuropsychol 2012 March;6(1):59-63 Acquired hepatocerebral degeneration A case report Clarice Listik1, Gislaine Cristina Lopes Machado-Porto2, Maira Okada de Oliveira3, Fábio Henrique de Gobbi Porto4 ABSTRACT.
Acquired hepatocerebral degeneration is an underdiagnosed neurologic syndrome characterized by parkinsonism, ataxia or other movement disorders and by neuropsychiatric and cognitive symptoms.
It occurs in patients with chronic liver disease, especially those who develop portosystemic shunting and is often unrecognized as a cause of cognitive decline. Recently, its pathogenesis has been associated with manganese accumulation in basal ganglia and some treatments proposed.
The aim of this article was to report a case and discuss some discoveries in connection with the disease. Key words: acquired hepatocerebral degeneration, hepatic encephalopathy, liver disease. DEGENERAÇÃO HEPATOCEREBRAL ADQUIRIDA: RELATO DE CASO RESUMO.
Degeneração hepatocerebral adquirida é uma síndrome neurológica subdiagnosticado caracterizada por parkinsonismo, ataxia ou outros distúrbios do movimento e por sintomas neuropsiquiátricos e cognitivos.
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