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Neurology. 1988 Oct;38(10):1635-7.

Cervical astrocytoma with arm rigidity: clinical and electrophysiologic features.

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Department of Neurology, New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111.

Abstract

A 67-year-old woman developed a fixed, flexed posture of the right arm and hand due to a cervical astrocytoma. EMG showed continuous motor unit potential firing at 8 to 15 Hz with an abnormal silent period, presumably due to the loss of local spinal cord inhibitory interneuronal input.

PMID:
3419609
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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