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Aristide Merola, Alfonso Fasano
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March 2018: European Journal of Paediatric Neurology: EJPN
Vincenzo Salpietro, Belen Perez-Dueñas, Kosuke Nakashima, Victoria San Antonio-Arce, Andreea Manole, Stephanie Efthymiou, Jana Vandrovcova, Conceicao Bettencourt, Niccolò E Mencacci, Christine Klein, Michy P Kelly, Ceri H Davies, Haruhide Kimura, Alfons Macaya, Henry Houlden
BACKGROUND: We investigated a family that presented with an infantile-onset chorea-predominant movement disorder, negative for NKX2-1, ADCY5, and PDE10A mutations. METHODS: Phenotypic characterization and trio whole-exome sequencing was carried out in the family. RESULTS: We identified a homozygous mutation affecting the GAF-B domain of the 3',5'-cyclic nucleotide phosphodiesterase PDE2A gene (c.1439A>G; p.Asp480Gly) as the candidate novel genetic cause of chorea in the proband...
March 2018: Movement Disorders: Official Journal of the Movement Disorder Society
Weiyuan Tao, Zuneng Lu, Fang Wen
Neurodevelopmental treatment is an advanced therapeutic approach for the neural rehabilitation of children with cerebral palsy. Cerebral palsy represents a spectrum of neurological disorders primarily affecting gross motor function. The authors investigated the effects of neurodevelopmental treatment on serum levels of transforming growth factor-β1 (TGF-β1), a neuroprotective cytokine, and improvements to motor skills. Serum TGF-β1 levels and total score of the Gross Motor Function Measure-88 (GMFM-88) were significantly higher in children with cerebral palsy who underwent neurodevelopmental treatment compared to untreated patients (P < ...
November 2016: Journal of Child Neurology
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