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Voluntary control of a plegic limb during yawning

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Online Resource 1 Video showing the ability of the patient to follow the instructions of the observer with his right plegic superior limb while yawning. More sustained periods of yawning with more complex movements were described by the patient, but were not caught in the recording, due to the infrequency of yawning (MOV 6907 kb)

Online Resource 1 Video showing the ability of the patient to follow the instructions of the observer with his right plegic superior limb while yawning. More sustained periods of yawning with more complex movements were described by the patient, but were not caught in the recording, due to the infrequency of yawning (MOV 6907 kb)

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Nascimento Alves, P., de Carvalho, M., Reimão, S. et al. Voluntary control of a plegic limb during yawning. J Neurol 265, 433–435 (2018) doi:10.1007/s00415-017-8729-z

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