Post-stroke emotional incontinence after small lenticulocapsular stroke: correlation with lesion location

  title={Post-stroke emotional incontinence after small lenticulocapsular stroke: correlation with lesion location},
  author={Jong S. Kim},
  journal={Journal of Neurology},
  • Jong S. Kim
  • Published 1 July 2002
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Journal of Neurology
Abstract. Although post-stroke emotional incontinence (EI) often occurs after lenticulocapsular strokes, what factors determine the development of EI in these patients has not been identified. I prospectively studied the development of EI in 25 patients (13 men and 12 women, mean age 58.5 years) with single, unilateral, first-ever stroke (24 infarcts and one hemorrhage) of ≤ 2 cm in diameter at 2–6 months after the stroke. The patients with major depression were excluded. The lesion location… 

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