Pearls and pitfalls in the horror cinema.

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Observations on the neurologic signs and symptoms of Count Dracula, Wolfman, and Frankenstein's Monster are presented as viewed by a specialist in neuromuscular disease. Key clinical features of these horror movie figures illustrate a variety of pearls in the diagnosis of a variety of neurologic disorders, including porphyria, lead poisoning, osteosclerotic myeloma, and myasthenia gravis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)267-273
Number of pages7
JournalSeminars in neurology
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1998


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurology

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