Idiopathic hemiparetic parkinsonism, a syndrome distinct from idiopathic parkinsonism.

Abstract

Two women had a syndrome of progressive parkinsonism with ipsilateral rigidity, mild resting tremor, paresis, hyperreflexia, and an extensor plantar response. Symptoms had started 24 and 3 months after a surgical procedure in the affected limb. Neuroimaging studies were unhelpful. Both the parkinsonian features and the pyramidal tract signs responded well… (More)

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