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Incremental limb hypometria.
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PMID:  16705204     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
To find out if patients with right hemisphere strokes (RHD) demonstrate a form of progressive or incremental limb hypometria (ILH), 11 RHD patients and eight matched controls were tested by having them draw a series of horizontal lines while blindfolded. Unlike controls, six RHD patients displayed an incremental decrease in the length of lines they drew, a sign of ILH. ILH might be a common source of disability and hinder rehabilitation efforts.
T Mizuno; G P Crucian; G R Finney; Y Jeong; V Drago; K M Heilman
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry     Volume:  77     ISSN:  1468-330X     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Neurol. Neurosurg. Psychiatr.     Publication Date:  2006 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-05-17     Completed Date:  2006-05-25     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2985191R     Medline TA:  J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  793-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Neurology, University of Florida College of Medicine, L3-100 McKnight Brain Institute, Newell Drive, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Arm / physiology
Case-Control Studies
Functional Laterality
Middle Aged
Motor Skills Disorders / etiology*
Stroke / complications*

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