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Acquired hepatocerebral degeneration: report of an atypical case
  1. D. I. Graham,
  2. J. Hume Adams,
  3. F. I. Caird,
  4. Johan W. Lawson
  1. University Department of Neuropathology, Institute of Neurological Sciences, Glasgow
  2. The University Department of Geriatric Medicine, Stobhill Hospital, Glasgow
  3. The Department of Pathology, Stobhill Hospital, Glasgow


    A case of acquired hepatocerebral degeneration secondary to biliary cirrhosis is described. It differs from the conventional type because of the clinical predominance of cerebellar symptomatology and because the principal neuropathological abnormalities were restricted to the pallidum and to the cerebellum.

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