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Disappearance of resting tremor after thalamic stroke involving the territory of the tuberothalamic artery.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17977779     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Disappearance of resting tremor was observed in a 76-year-old patient with Parkinson's disease after a contralateral thalamic infarct involving the territory of the tuberothalamic artery. Based on the analysis of surgical data of Parkinson's disease patients, this might be explained by the lesion of the ventral lateral nucleus, which is supplied by the inferolateral and tuberothalamic arteries. Thalamic infarction in the territory of the tuberothalamic artery as well as the inferolateral artery can produce amelioration of tremor.
Seong-Min Choi; Seung-Han Lee; Man-Seok Park; Byeong-Chae Kim; Myeong-Kyu Kim; Ki-Hyun Cho
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2007-10-30
Journal Detail:
Title:  Parkinsonism & related disorders     Volume:  14     ISSN:  1353-8020     ISO Abbreviation:  Parkinsonism Relat. Disord.     Publication Date:  2008  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-06-02     Completed Date:  2008-10-08     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9513583     Medline TA:  Parkinsonism Relat Disord     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  373-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Neurology, Chonnam National University Medical School, Republic of Korea.
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MeSH Terms
Diffusion Magnetic Resonance Imaging / methods
Parkinson Disease / complications*
Stroke / pathology*,  physiopathology*
Thalamus / blood supply*,  physiopathology
Tremor / etiology*

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