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Herpes zoster ophthalmicus with delayed contralateral hemiparesis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2214356     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 35-year-old previously healthy woman developed left hemiparesis sixteen weeks after the onset of right herpes zoster ophthalmicus. Cerebral angiography showed complete occlusion of right middle cerebral artery at the origin and segmental narrowing of the right posterior cerebral artery. Computerized tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) also revealed a right hemispheric lesion consistent with angiographic findings. Reports from the literature along with the present case suggest that arteritis followed by cerebral infarction is the most probable cause of delayed contralateral hemiparesis.
K Tojo; T Onozawa; K Toyohara; S Shimojo; O Sakai
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Japanese journal of medicine     Volume:  29     ISSN:  0021-5120     ISO Abbreviation:  Jpn. J. Med.     Publication Date:    1990 Jan-Feb
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-11-20     Completed Date:  1990-11-20     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0247713     Medline TA:  Jpn J Med     Country:  JAPAN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  99-103     Citation Subset:  IM    
Second Department of Medicine, Jikei University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Cerebral Angiography
Hemiplegia / complications*,  pathology,  radionuclide imaging
Herpes Zoster Ophthalmicus / complications*,  pathology,  radionuclide imaging
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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