Clinical characteristics and topography of lesions in movement disorders due to thalamic lesions.

@article{Lehricy2001ClinicalCA,
  title={Clinical characteristics and topography of lesions in movement disorders due to thalamic lesions.},
  author={St{\'e}phane Leh{\'e}ricy and Sylvie D. Grand and Pierre Pollak and Fabrice Poupon and J-F Le Bas and Patricia Limousin and Pierre Jedynak and Claude Marsault and Yves Agid and Marie Vidailhet},
  journal={Neurology},
  year={2001},
  volume={57 6},
  pages={1055-66}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine which thalamic subnuclei are involved in symptomatic unilateral movement disorders due to localized thalamic infarction, and the clinical characteristics of these abnormal movements. METHODS The authors studied 22 patients with thalamic infarcts for their clinical presentation and the topography of the lesions, using three-dimensional T1-weighted MRI sequencing and stereotaxic analysis of the lesions. RESULTS Patients were divided into four groups: 1) absence of… CONTINUE READING

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