Cognitive outcome of children with early-onset hemiparesis.

  title={Cognitive outcome of children with early-onset hemiparesis.},
  author={Anneli Kolk and Tiina Talvik},
  journal={Journal of child neurology},
  volume={15 9},
The aim of this study was to examine the cognitive outcome of children with congenital and acquired early-onset unilateral brain lesions associated with hemiparesis. The neuropsychologic evaluation was done using the NEPSY test battery on 37 children with hemiparesis and 13 sex- and age-matched healthy controls. Compared to the controls, children with left-sided brain lesions had significant delay in phonologic and language functions, while children with right-sided brain lesions performed more… CONTINUE READING