Torsion dystony and abnormal copper metabolism

Y. Herishanu, E. Loewinger

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A patient suffering from torsion dystony presenting abnormal copper metabolism is reported. Low ceruloplasmin concentration was found in other members of his family. The problem of the causal relationship between torsion dystony and abnormal copper metabolism is discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)251-256
Number of pages6
JournalEuropean Neurology
Issue number5
StatePublished - 1 Jan 1972
Externally publishedYes


  • Ceruloplasmin
  • Torsion dystonia
  • Wilson’s disease

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurology


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