Extrapyramidal movement disorders in patients after stroke

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Presented are the clinical spectrum and the frequency of main forms of extrapyramidal movement disorders in patients after ischemic or hemorrhagic stroke. The major cause of movement disorders in these cases are lesions within the basal ganglia and the thalamus. In the review, most important approaches to the therapy of post-stroke movement disorders, including surgery, are analyzed, and questions of long-term prognosis of poststroke movement disorders are discussed.

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Natalia V. Pizova

Yaroslavl' State Medical University

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Russian Federation, Yaroslavl'


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