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Child's Nervous System

, Volume 11, Issue 10, pp 607–609 | Cite as

Amantadine treatment of a patient with anoxic brain injury

  • Karin Edby
  • Jerry Larsson
  • Meta Eek
  • Lennart von Wendt
  • Bräcke Östergård
Case Report

Abstract

An 18-year-old boy with anoxic brain injury, suffering from severe psychomotor inhibition, tetrarigidity and dystonia, was treated with amantadine in order to ameliorate his symptoms. Neuropsychological tests showed improvement in motor and cognitive functions.

key words

Anoxic brain injury Pharmacotherapy 

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© Springer-Verlag 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Karin Edby
    • 1
  • Jerry Larsson
    • 1
  • Meta Eek
    • 1
  • Lennart von Wendt
    • 1
  • Bräcke Östergård
    • 1
  1. 1.Regional Centre of Pediatric RehabilitationGöteborgSweden

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