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Pure dysarthria due to small cortical stroke.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12682329     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The authors describe six patients who presented with dysarthria as their isolated or major symptom from a small cortical stroke. Five had infarction and one had hemorrhage. In the patients with ischemic stroke, the lesions were identified by diffusion-weighted MRI but not by T-2 weighted MRI. The lesions were located lateral to the precentral knob usually at the most lateral part of the imaging. The presumed pathogenesis included embolism in five patients and hypertensive hemorrhage in one.
Jong S Kim; Sun U Kwon; Te G Lee
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neurology     Volume:  60     ISSN:  1526-632X     ISO Abbreviation:  Neurology     Publication Date:  2003 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-04-08     Completed Date:  2003-04-23     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401060     Medline TA:  Neurology     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1178-80     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Neurology, University of Ulsan, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, South Korea.
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MeSH Terms
Aged, 80 and over
Anticoagulants / therapeutic use
Cerebral Cortex / blood supply,  physiopathology*
Diffusion Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Dysarthria / diagnosis*,  etiology*
Magnetic Resonance Angiography
Magnetic Resonance Imaging / methods
Middle Aged
Platelet Aggregation Inhibitors / therapeutic use
Risk Factors
Sensitivity and Specificity
Stroke / complications*,  diagnosis*,  drug therapy
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anticoagulants; 0/Platelet Aggregation Inhibitors
Comment In:
Neurology. 2004 Jan 27;62(2):345; author reply 345-6   [PMID:  14745095 ]

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