Publisher description for The case of the frozen addicts / J. William Langston and Jon Palfreman.

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In this riveting book, neurosurgeon J. William Langston and writer Jon Palfreman recount the bizarre and far-reaching mystery of six patients who arrived at San Francisco area emergency rooms after using a synthetic analogue of heroin. Fully conscious but unable to move or speak, they were soon diagnosed by Langston as having advanced Parkinson's disease. This spellbinding book offers a stunning report on these baffling cases. of photos.

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Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Parkinson's disease -- Case studies.
Methylphenyltetrahydropyridine -- Physiological effect.
Designer drugs -- Toxicology.
Fetal tissues -- Transplantation -- Case studies.
Parkinson's disease -- Animal models.
Parkinson Disease -- therapy -- case studies.
Fetal Tissue Transplantation -- case studies.
Brain Tissue Transplantation -- case studies.
Substantia Nigra -- embryology -- case studies.
Substantia Nigra -- transplantation -- case studies.