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No respite for mothers caring for children with a disability | CPEC - The Cerebral Palsy Education Centre
This article in The Age highlights the vital importance of caring for and providing informed support for the mothers and carers of children and adults with significant disabilities. 74 more words
Transcranial sonography in dopa-responsive dystonia
Svetel M, Tomić A, Mijajlović M, et al.
Eur J Neurol 2017; 24:161-166.
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE:
Mutations in the GCH1 gene, encoding GTP cyclohydrolase 1, the enzyme critically important for dopamine production in nigrostriatal neurons, are the most common cause of dopa-responsive dystonia (DRD), characterized predominantly by limb dystonia, although parkinsonian features may also be present. 210 more words