A case of urination apraxia: phenomenology of the syndrome and differential diagnosis with other forms of post-stroke cortical dysuria

Abstract

We described the clinical features of urination apraxia as one of post-stroke cortical neurogenic disturbances of bladder function. Neurological and urological symptoms and the data of urodynamic and neurophysiological studies in a patient with urination apraxia resulting from the right-hemispheric lesion in the projection of cingulate gyrus are demonstrated. The differential diagnosis was carried out with the case of motor detrusor atony after stroke in the right temporal lobe and the insula, and with the case of imperative urination after stroke in the left frontal lobe in the projection of cingulate gyrus.

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M. A. Domashenko,

Research Center of Neurology, Moscow

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Email: platonova@neurology.ru
Russian Federation

P. G. Shvarts

Research Center of Neurology, Moscow

Email: platonova@neurology.ru
Russian Federation

S. V. Popov

Research Center of Neurology, Moscow

Email: platonova@neurology.ru
Russian Federation

I. V. Borodulina

Research Center of Neurology, Moscow

Email: platonova@neurology.ru
Russian Federation

V. V. Shvedkov

Research Center of Neurology, Moscow

Email: platonova@neurology.ru
Russian Federation

M. Yu. Maximova

Research Center of Neurology, Moscow

Email: platonova@neurology.ru
Russian Federation

A. S. Kadykov

Research Center of Neurology, Moscow

Email: platonova@neurology.ru
Russian Federation

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