Lesion site in unilateral stroke patients with dysphagia.

  title={Lesion site in unilateral stroke patients with dysphagia.},
  author={Stephanie K. Daniels and Anne L. Foundas and G C Iglesia and Molly A Sullivan},
  journal={Journal of stroke and cerebrovascular diseases : the official journal of National Stroke Association},
  volume={6 1},
The purpose of this retrospective study was to elucidate specific lesion sites associated with deglutition disorders by studying unilateral left- and right-hemispheric stroke patients with dysphagia. We reviewed computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging scans and videofluoroscopic swallow studies of 16 consecutive patients with unilateral ischemic infarcts and dysphagia. Results suggest that unilateral hemispheric lesions may produce dysphagia and that patients with left- and right… CONTINUE READING

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