Evolving isolated hand palsy: a parietal lobe syndrome associated with carotid artery disease.


Six patients with cerebral ischaemia who presented evolving isolated hand palsy were studied, five prospectively and one retrospectively. The motor deficit involved only the hand and the wrist in some cases. In almost all cases the motor deficit was pseudo-ulnar. None of them had a Babinski sign, all had mild sensory symptoms or signs in the affected hand… (More)


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