Crossed cerebellar diaschisis after middle cerebral artery infarction.

  title={Crossed cerebellar diaschisis after middle cerebral artery infarction.},
  author={Jacques L De Reuck and Danny Decoo and Ignace Lemahieu and Karel Strijckmans and Patrick Goethals and Georges O G Van Maele},
  journal={Clinical neurology and neurosurgery},
  volume={99 1},
It is unclear whether crossed cerebellar diaschisis (CCD) is merely an epiphenomenon, as its clinical significance remains uncertain. We retrospectively analysed the positron emission tomographic (PET) findings in 28 patients with a chronic, stable middle cerebral artery (MCA) infarct and in 22 controls, using the steady state technique and 15O. Also, the Orgogozo scores on admission and at the time of the PET examination were compared in the patients with MCA infarction. Based on the asymmetry… CONTINUE READING


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