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Kozhevnikov's syndrome II

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A term that has been used to denote atrophy of the muscles in the region of the neck and shoulders and usually, in a later stage, the muscles of mastication.

Description

A term that has been used to denote atrophy of the muscles in the region of the neck and shoulders and usually, in a later stage, the muscles of mastication. The cause has been attributed to a central lesion located in the posterior quadrigeminal bodies.

Bibliography

  • Sir William Osler:
    Modern Medicine. 3rd. edition. Edited by Thomas McCrae. Volume VI, Lea, 1928. No other reference to this neurologic syndrome has been found.

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