This is a collection of 22 filmed cases taken from 1920-1926 in the Neuropsychiatric Division of Montefiore Hospital. Some cases show motor and other disturbances following acute epidemic encephalitis: champing movements, Parkinsonian posture, psychosis with delusional trends, tremors, rigidity, thalamic syndrome, Magnus de Kleijn postural design, dyssynergia, myoclonic movements, encephalo-oculogyric crisis, and self-mutilation with both eyes enucleated and all teeth removed by the patient. It shows some cases over a period of years.
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Montefiore Hospital for Chronic Diseases; Source: Item; Research date: 09/15/2011
Black and white
Received: March 19, 1964 as a donation from the New York University Film Library.