Pearls and pitfalls in the horror cinema.

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Abstract

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
Pages (from-to)267-273
Number of pages7
JournalSeminars in Neurology
Volume18
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1998

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Porphyrias
Lead Poisoning
Neuromuscular Diseases
Myasthenia Gravis
Motion Pictures
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases

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  • Clinical Neurology
  • Neuroscience(all)

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Pearls and pitfalls in the horror cinema. / Pascuzzi, Robert.

In: Seminars in Neurology, Vol. 18, No. 2, 1998, p. 267-273.

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