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Stewart-Holmes syndrome

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Epileptic fits, manifested by jerking movements of one arm. The movements are irregular in sequence and distribution, occasionally affecting the other arm to a slighter degree. Attacks last 2 to 3 minutes. Frequently asssociated with vertigo. The disturbance is due to cerebellar lesions.


  • T. G. Stewart, G. Holmes:
    Symptomatology of cerebellar tumors: A study of forty cases.
    Brain, London, 1904, 27: 522-591.
  • R. S. Dow, G. Moruzzi:
    The Physiology and Pathology of the Cerebellum. Minneapolis, University of Minnesota Press, 1958.

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