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Clinical study of the responsible lesion for dysarthria in the cerebellum.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20453409     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
There have been few reports describing the lesion for cerebellar dysarthria. We compared MRI findings of 4 reported patients (including our previously reported patient) to that of our patient who showed ataxic speech and ataxic gait. The lesions of 4 patients involved lobulus quadrangularis and lobulus simplex, and the lesion of the present patient involved lobulus semilunaris superior and lobulus simplex. Since lobulus simplex and lobulus quadrangularis were involved in many patients, we speculated that the cerebellar dysarthria of the present patient was due to the damage of these areas in the upper cerebellum.
Authors:
Katsuhiko Ogawa; Hirokazu Yoshihashi; Yutaka Suzuki; Satoshi Kamei; Tomohiko Mizutani
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review     Date:  2010-04-30
Journal Detail:
Title:  Internal medicine (Tokyo, Japan)     Volume:  49     ISSN:  1349-7235     ISO Abbreviation:  Intern. Med.     Publication Date:  2010  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-05-10     Completed Date:  2010-08-11     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9204241     Medline TA:  Intern Med     Country:  Japan    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  861-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine, Nihon University, School of Medicine, Tokyo. ogawak@med.nihon-u.ac.jp
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Cerebellum / blood supply,  pathology*
Cerebral Infarction / complications*,  diagnosis
Dysarthria / diagnosis,  etiology*,  therapy
Female
Follow-Up Studies
Humans
Magnetic Resonance Imaging / methods
Neurologic Examination
Severity of Illness Index

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