A woman with progressive ataxia and hemiparesis on the right side: Where's the lesion?

Jing-Hui Yik; Seet, Raymond C. S.; Chong-Han Pek; Lim, Erle C. H.
July 2007
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/31/2007, Vol. 177 Issue 3, p247
Academic Journal
The article describes the case of a 53-year-old right-handed woman presented with progressive ataxia and hemiparesis on the right side. The combination of right-side weakness and ataxia in the patient mimicked ataxic hemiparesis, which is usually associated with a lacunar stroke in the pons or internal capsule. The patient had an uneventful recovery after undergoing surgical resection and then radiosurgery because of incomplete resection of the tumor.


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