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A case of unilateral opercular syndrome associated with a subcortical lesion.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1940986     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A patient who developed a unilateral opercular syndrome following a cerebrovascular accident is described. Computed tomography showed that the lesion did not affect the opercular cortex, but involved deep white matter and the head of the caudate nucleus of the left hemisphere. Persistent hypophonia and transient aphasia were associated. Comparison with previous cases is discussed.
L Posteraro; F Pezzoni; E Varalda; G Fugazza; A Mazzucchi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of neurology     Volume:  238     ISSN:  0340-5354     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Neurol.     Publication Date:  1991 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-12-16     Completed Date:  1991-12-16     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0423161     Medline TA:  J Neurol     Country:  GERMANY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  337-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Sezione di Neuropsicologia, Università di Parma, Italy.
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MeSH Terms
Aphasia / etiology*
Basal Ganglia / radiography
Cerebral Hemorrhage / complications*,  radiography
Cerebrovascular Disorders / complications*,  radiography
Follow-Up Studies
Paralysis / etiology*
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Comment In:
J Neurol. 1992 May;239(5):294-5   [PMID:  1472191 ]

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