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Levodopa and Huntington's chorea
  1. C. Loeb1,
  2. G. Roccatagliata,
  3. G. La Medica,
  4. G. Abbruzzese,
  5. C. Albano
  1. Department of Nervous and Mental Diseases, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
  2. Central Laboratory of Institute G. Gaslini, Genoa, Italy


    Two patients with Huntington's chorea are reported whose psychiatric and neurological symptoms greatly improved after treatment with L-dopa. In both cases the basal values of CSF HVA were markedly decreased, being increased by the treatment with L-dopa.

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    • 1 Address for correspondence: Professor C. Loeb, Clinica Malattie Nervose e Mentali dell'Università, Via De Toni, 5—16132 Genoa, Italy.

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