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Anterior cerebral artery territory infarctions presenting with ascending tetraparesis.
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PMID:  17903956     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We describe a patient with ascending tetraparesis following stroke. The patient presented initially with spastic paraparesis which acutely evolved to tetraparesis with abulia. Magnetic resonance imaging revealed acute infarctions in the bilateral medial frontal regions but not in the brainstem or spinal cord. Multiple infarctions in the anterior cerebral artery territory appeared to originate from artery to artery embolism. The present case provides distinct clinical features of anterior cerebral artery syndrome which mimic myelopathy or brainstem lesions.
Authors:
Kensho Okamoto; Eri Hamada; Bungo Okuda
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of stroke and cerebrovascular diseases : the official journal of National Stroke Association     Volume:  13     ISSN:  1532-8511     ISO Abbreviation:  J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis     Publication Date:    2004 Mar-Apr
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-10-01     Completed Date:  2007-11-01     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9111633     Medline TA:  J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  92-4     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Neurology, Ehime Prefectural Central Hospital, Ehime, Japan. kensho@athena.ocn.ne.jp
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