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Acute Hemiparesis

  • Stefan Schwab
  • Thomas Brott
  • Rüdiger Von Kummer
  • Werner Hacke

Abstract

Acute hemiparesis is often the leading symptom of patients admitted to the neurocritical care unit. The accompanying symptoms and the medical. history give the first indication of the location of the patient’s lesion and help to expedite treatment. Clinically, many of these patients present with a pronounced brachiofacial contralateral hemiparesis or -plegia with ipsilateral eye deviation, contralateral sensory loss, and extensor plantar reflexes.

Keywords

Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy Moyamoya Disease Herpes Simplex Encephalitis Lacunar Infarction Cavernous Sinus Thrombosis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Stefan Schwab
  • Thomas Brott
  • Rüdiger Von Kummer
  • Werner Hacke

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