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Oligoclonal banding in the cerebrospinal fluid of patients with postencephalitic Parkinsonism.
  1. A Williams,
  2. S Houff,
  3. A Lees,
  4. D B Calne


    Two recent sporadic cases of progressive Parkinsonism after encephalitis are described. Both patients had two oligoclonal protein bands in their CSF. These bands were not present in patients with idiopathic Parkinson's disease and might, therefore, be useful for diagnostic purposes, particularly when the history of encephalitis is uncertain.

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