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Aphasia in multiple sclerosis: clinical and radiologic correlations.
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PMID:  1436535     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Aphasia is not commonly reported in multiple sclerosis (MS). We report on two clinically definite MS patients, with a remitting-relapsing course, who presented with acute onset of aphasia. MRI demonstrated giant plaques in the left frontal region in one and in the left centrum semiovale in the other. These lesions were not evident in MRI performed several months previously, and may account for the aphasia. In both patients, language functions markedly improved within several weeks. In one patient, follow-up MRI 3 months later revealed a moderate reduction in the size of the plaque.
A Achiron; I Ziv; R Djaldetti; H Goldberg; A Kuritzky; E Melamed
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neurology     Volume:  42     ISSN:  0028-3878     ISO Abbreviation:  Neurology     Publication Date:  1992 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-12-18     Completed Date:  1992-12-18     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401060     Medline TA:  Neurology     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  2195-7     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Neurology, Beilinson Medical Center, Petah-tiqva, Israel.
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MeSH Terms
Aphasia / etiology*,  pathology
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Multiple Sclerosis / complications*,  pathology

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