Victor Horsley and the "neglected malady"

Joel A. Vilensky, James L. Stone

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IN 1910, RENOWNED neurosurgeon Sir Victor Horsley published a description of the signs and symptoms associated with a condition he referred to as a "neglected malady." We invite readers to identify the condition, on the basis of Horsley's description.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)404-405
Number of pages2
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 1 2005


  • Neurosurgical history
  • Sir Victor Horsley

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Surgery

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