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Parkinsonism in a patient with valosin-containing protein gene mutation showing: a case report

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Acknowledgements

We thank all of the participants and the patient for their participation in our study.

Author contributions

MF, KK and NH designed the study. MF and KK wrote the draft. MF, KK, SF, MT, KY and YL contributed to the acquisition and analysis of the clinical data and specimens, and the interpretation of the clinical data: Pathological Analysis: ST and MT. Genetic Analysis: YL. SF, MT, KY, YL and NH reviewed and critiqued the manuscript.

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Correspondence to Kazuaki Kanai.

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Funding

This study was partially funded by Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research from the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan (23111003, 23591269, 24390224, 26461319).

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The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

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All procedures used in this research were approved by the Ethical Committee of Juntendo University Hospital, and were in accordance with the 1964 Helsinki declaration and its later amendments or comparable ethical standards.

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Informed consent was obtained from a participant included in the study.

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Supplementary material 1 a Eye movement. b Facial expression. c Rigidity of the upper limb. d Finger taps. e Rapid alternating movement of hands. f Rising from a chair. g Gait. h Postural stability. (M4V 18712 kb)

Supplementary material 1 a Eye movement. b Facial expression. c Rigidity of the upper limb. d Finger taps. e Rapid alternating movement of hands. f Rising from a chair. g Gait. h Postural stability. (M4V 18712 kb)

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Fujimaki, M., Kanai, K., Funabe, S. et al. Parkinsonism in a patient with valosin-containing protein gene mutation showing: a case report. J Neurol 264, 1284–1286 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00415-017-8467-2

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Keywords

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy
  • Biceps Brachii Muscle
  • Postural Reflex