Progressive atrophy of the globus pallidus (primary atrophy of the pallidal system). A system disease of the paralysis agitans type, characterized by atrophy of the motor cells of the corpus striatum. A contribution to the function of the corpus striatum. By J. Ramsay Hunt MD, New York. Brain 1917; 40: 58-148

Brain. 2017 Jun 1;140(6):1808-1813. doi: 10.1093/brain/awx092.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Historical Article

MeSH terms

  • Atrophy / pathology*
  • Brain
  • Corpus Striatum
  • Globus Pallidus / metabolism
  • Globus Pallidus / physiology*
  • History, 17th Century
  • History, 18th Century
  • Humans
  • New York
  • Parkinson Disease / history
  • Parkinson Disease / pathology*