Pearls & Oy-sters: resolution of hemichorea following endarterectomy for severe carotid stenosis


Galea, Ian, Norwood, Fiona, Phillips, Michael J., Shearman, Cliff P., McMonagle, Paul and Gibb, William R.G. (2008) Pearls & Oy-sters: resolution of hemichorea following endarterectomy for severe carotid stenosis Neurology, 71, (24), e80-e82. (doi:10.1212/01.wnl.0000336975.80810.74). (PMID:19064875).

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Description/Abstract

Carotid artery stenosis should be considered in the differential diagnosis of unilateral chorea, even in the absence of preceding presentation with stroke or transient ischaemic attacks.

Carotid endarterectomy may reduce contralateral chorea in patients with critical carotid artery stenosis.

Item Type: Article
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi:10.1212/01.wnl.0000336975.80810.74
ISSNs: 0028-3878 (print)
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Organisations: Clinical & Experimental Sciences
ePrint ID: 67056
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9 December 2008Published
Date Deposited: 03 Aug 2009
Last Modified: 18 Apr 2017 21:28
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URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/67056

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