Woltman sign of myxedema: Slowness of both the contraction and the relaxation of muscles in hypothyroid patients, best seen as the “hung-up” ankle jerk and occurring because of mechanical factors and slowness of contraction time, as in myotonia and pseudomyotonia
Biography Born 2 September 1888, Munich Died 27 January 1969 Medical Eponyms Key Medical Contributions Major Publications Controversies References Biography Archiv für Psychiatrie und Zeitscrift für Neurologie 1965;207:165–67
Description Rare autosomal recessive neurodegenerative disorder associated with iron accumulation in the brain nuclei and characterized by progressive extrapyramidal dysfunction and dementia. by dystonia, parkinsonism, and iron accumulation in the brain History Associated Persons Julius Hallervorden (1882–1965) Hugo Spatz (1888…
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