Disabling overactivity of the extensor hallucis longus after stroke: clinical expression and efficacy of botulinum toxin type A.

@article{Yelnik2003DisablingOO,
  title={Disabling overactivity of the extensor hallucis longus after stroke: clinical expression and efficacy of botulinum toxin type A.},
  author={Alain P Yelnik and Florence M C Colle and Isabelle V{\'e}ronique Bonan and Delphine R Lamotte},
  journal={Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation},
  year={2003},
  volume={84 1},
  pages={147-9}
}
OBJECTIVES To describe the clinical characteristics of persistent extension of the great toe related to overactivity of the extensor hallucis longus (EHL) after a stroke and to explore the efficacy of treatment with botulinum toxin type A. DESIGN Case series. SETTING A physical medicine and rehabilitation department in France. PARTICIPANTS Eleven patients with hemiplegia disabled by overactivity of the EHL were classified according to the different ways in which that overactivity was… CONTINUE READING

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