Hemichorea improved by extracranial–intracranial bypass surgery for middle cerebral artery occlusion

@article{Irioka2010HemichoreaIB,
  title={Hemichorea improved by extracranial–intracranial bypass surgery for middle cerebral artery occlusion},
  author={Takashi Irioka and Junichi Ayabe and Hiroaki Yokote},
  journal={Journal of Neurology},
  year={2010},
  volume={257},
  pages={1756-1758}
}
Hemichorea is often associated with structural ischemic lesions located in the motor frontosubcortical circuit of Alexander [1, 2]. However, the precise pathogenic link between the symptom and lesions remains uncertain [2, 3]. Recent reports have described patients with hemichorea caused by contralateral extraor intracranial arterial stenosis. Improvement of the hemichorea by surgical revascularizations and preand postsurgical single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) analyses… CONTINUE READING
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