ALFRED GORDON, A.M., M.D., F.A.C.P.
GORDON A. An Unusual Speech Disorder following Encephalitis Lethargica: Its Interpretation and Therapeutic Management. Ann Intern Med. 1933;6:895-900. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-6-7-895
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1933;6(7):895-900.
In reviewing the various sequelae of encephalitis lethargica reported by observers one is surprised at the multiplicity of phenomena in the different spheres of human organization. The sensory system in general, the special sensorium, the motor-system at its various levels, the vegetative sphere, the sympathetic nervous system, finally the psychic functions in general, including the affective status, may all isolatedly or conjointly become involved. Data are continuously accumulating. Many varieties of tic-like movements and analogous hyperkinetic manifestations have been observed and described. Some of them are relatively frequent, such as oculogyric crises; other manifestations are more or less rare, such
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