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The syndrome (see also instinctive sleep nutritional education consisted of encouraging postures in Chapter 9) patients to increase vegetable consumption and reduce Apart from pain purchase cialis sublingual 20 mg with visa, fatigue is one of the most wide- dietary animal protein order cialis sublingual on line. Supplementation consisted of spread of symptoms (Lane et al 1990) cialis sublingual 20mg fast delivery, ranging from ground barley plant tablets, a digestive enzyme, and mild to extreme, intermittent and fluctuating to con- trace minerals. Clearly, with These tests commonly involve strength assessment of etiologies that range from endocrine to nutritional, the arm or leg. During the test, while in the supine psychological to physiological and/or pathological, position, the patient is asked to think about the chief there are no magic bullets for remedying fatigue, any complaint, or the major stress in their life. The treating doctor then places coping systems and/or excessive demands of a physi- the patient prone and uses leg-length assessment in an cal or psychological nature, or just plain breakdown attempt to evaluate ‘balance’. Causes, as with most health length variations other than anatomical variations that problems, usually lie in a combination of the three would suggest autonomic imbalance, then a treatment major influences: biochemical, psychosocial or biome- is administered. Self-regulating processes that are over- hand on the back of the skull of the prone patient, and whelmed or underfunctioning need to be identified the other on the sacrum. Light pressure is then applied and offered assistance towards recovery, by means of to these 2 regions. They were, however, allowed to biomechanical tools; the second involved asking the receive any other treatment available for this condition. Objective measurements of knee extensor muscle fatigability also revealed significant • High- and low-velocity manipulation of the thoracic improvement in the treatment group. This was achieved and upper lumbar spinal segments solely through the protocol described above, without • Gentle articulation of thoracic and upper lumbar spine direct treatment of the quadriceps or lower limbs. Clinical approaches should clearly take account ing 24 chronic failed chiropractic patients, significant of such variables. The score for vomiting with therapeutic exercise and yoga, although the was unchanged (from 0. Patients were divided into two cancer and chemotherapy groups, with the experimental group receiving The results of a study by Andersen et al (2006) acupressure with massage, while having hemodialy- indicate that 6 weeks of a multidimensional exercise sis treatment. Findings were that those individu- are undergoing chemotherapy, can lead to a reduction als in the treatment group had significantly decreased in symptoms and side-effects. The researchers divided fatigue into different Physical medicine therapeutic categories: measures for fatigue • Physical fatigue: The sense of fatigue that • Light forms of manipulation (e. The women Fibromyalgia syndrome (see instinctive received 30 treatments, two or three times weekly. Note: A number of studies relating to the pain expe- • manipulation of the upper thoracic and cervical rienced in fibromyalgia are discussed later in this region using rotational and high velocity thrust chapter under the subheading ‘Pain’. To what reported after both 15 and 30 treatments and were extent, in any given case, the soft tissue approaches sustained for at least 1 month following the end of the alone might be responsible for the resulting benefits treatment. Among those who did not report benefit after 30 Various mechanisms could be involved. Pain inhibi- treatments it was observed that there had been a less tion may be achieved as a result of: than 35% improvement by the end of 15 treatments, and that this: ‘suggests that a minimum 35% improve- • increased spinal mobility following ment in pain intensity must be observed after 15 treat- manipulation that tends to decrease central ments or it may no longer be appropriate to pursue transmission of pain from adjacent structures this form of treatment’. However, this does not clarify following manipulation whether the ischemic pressure, which calmed the • paraspinal muscles relaxing due to stretching trigger points, would have, on its own, achieved of apophyseal joint capsules during similar results. Ten patients received treatment between teaching (learning about the condition and self- three and five times per week for 4 weeks. During this help measures) and a third group received only time the remainder (the controls) received no treat- moist-heat treatment. Treatment consisted of: noted in the self-teaching group (Jiminez et al • soft tissue massage using a counterirritant 1993). Studies which showed the greatest improvement in their compare joint manipulation with soft tissue approaches quality of life (Rubin et al 1990). There is no evidence that the underlying condition is assisted As with chiropractic evidence it appears that osteo- by these methods, although they clearly have an pathic manipulation offers relative benefits to patients important role to play in management. A gradual had six visits/treatments and it was found decline in the increased myoglobin over a 1-year period that 12 of the patients concentration was observed over repeated responded well in that their tender points massage treatments as self-reported muscle became less sensitive (14% reduction in tension decreased over time. The 15 massages resulted in a self- 458 Naturopathic Physical Medicine reported reduction in pain in 85% of the on treatment with connective tissue massage (30% patients and a reduction in analgesic use by and 10%). Depression and self-rated One of the main findings in this pilot study of women quality of life improved but no improvements with initially severe pain due to long-standing and inca- were observed in sleep, ability for activities pacitating fibromyalgia was that they experienced a sub- and anxiety. Previously, it has been reported in a consisting of medical care from the clinic nurse double-blind study of 48 women with fibromyalgia or physician (Alnigenis et al 2001). However, that connective tissue massage gives pain relief in no impact on pain, depression, well-being and one-third of the treated women (Brattberg 1999). The greatest benefits were Exercise and fibromyalgia noted in areas of mood and depression, as well as in reduced pain levels (Field et al 2003). All symptoms showed favorable progress during a Supervised and graduated exercise 4-week period with manual lymph drainage therapy. Fibro- Relaxation and flexibility comprised upper and myalgia patients who attempt to begin an exercise lower limb stretches and relaxation techniques. As the program often experience an increase in muscle classes continued, more techniques were introduced, pain which may discourage them from continuing to progressing through progressive muscle relaxation, work on improving their level of fitness. Pellegrino release-only relaxation and visualization, cue- (1997) notes that a prescribed, supervised exercise controlled relaxation and differential relaxation. This program is beneficial for fibromyalgia patients, and occupied the whole 1-hour class. It is worth noting, however, that in both only groups the tender point counts had fallen significantly 2. Such a program After 12 months fewer participants in the aerobic can include walking, water aerobics, using an exercise group fulfilled the criteria for fibromyalgia; exercise bicycle, or performing a low impact by this time only 75 (55%) participants still met these aerobic program diagnostic criteria. The goal is to achieve improvement, but also to achieve a stable baseline For people with fibromyalgia prescribed graded aerobic exercise is an effective treatment that leads to 4. Compliance is a consider- relaxation and flexibility able problem, giving high dropout rates. Future strategies to (male and female, age range 18–70 years), evaluated increase the efficacy of exercise as an intervention the effect on their conditions of either graded cardio- should confront the issue of compliance. Potential vascular fitness exercise or relaxation and flexibility strategies include additional cognitive behavioral activities, to which they were randomly assigned. Both forms of intervention helped a good number Exercise therapy comprised an individualized of participants, although clearly aerobic activity pro- aerobic exercise program, mostly walking on tread- duced the most benefit. When people first started classes cost, high-benefit outcome should be seen as offering they usually did two periods of exercise per class a beacon for individuals in chronic pain. Sadly, despite periods of 25 minutes at an intensity that made them obvious benefits, individuals commonly slip back into sweat slightly while being able to talk comfortably in old habits, abandon exercise regimes and return to complete sentences. Exercise routines should be introduced condition and how to manage it, with a group who gradually – see the protocol used by Richards & Scott attended these same lectures but who also received (2002) described above (page 458) – with caution and six 1-hour sessions of physical training. Unsupervised home exercising is probably with doing nothing in similar patients) were untreated unwise until the individual has attended classes during this entire study but received treatment after where the degree, intensity and timing of exercise can it was over.

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The main theme of ally characterized as ‘the diagnosis and treatment of biopsychosocial medicine is that mechanistic biologi- disease’ purchase cialis sublingual 20 mg overnight delivery. They considered that In distinction purchase cialis sublingual 20mg without a prescription, naturopathic medicine can be charac- patients were being seen as objects to be fixed cheapest generic cialis sublingual uk, and terized by a different model from one that ‘diagnoses [that] their subjective experiences were of no relevance and treats disease’: the ‘restoration of health’ would to assessment and management decisions. It has been suggested by some that the psychosocial It should be possible to recognize a distinct differ- aspect of this new paradigm has tilted it too far, as it ence: mainstream medicine is disease-based; naturo- attempts to counterbalance the biomedical approach pathic medicine is health-based. Waddell medicine disease is seen much more as a process than (2004), for one, has concluded that this is so, particu- as an entity. In this perspective equal weight is given allows us to appreciate the progress medicine has to biochemical, structural and psychosocial influences made via this broader understanding of health and interacting with the unique genetic and acquired char- disease, and how this resembles much traditional acteristics of the individual. It is easy to observe the inter- acting systems, coping with adaptation processes, Psychoneuroimmunology – towards a within this model, as described in detail in Box 1. The description of core features of allopathic medicine Examples of ill-health involving clear evidence as it is most commonly practiced, as listed above, of a process of adaptation might include the is by no means the only model operating, as some following. Reproduced with permission from Lutgendorf & Costanzo (2003) 6 Naturopathic Physical Medicine Box 1. A), biological factors (Box B), and health behaviors decrease depression, increase coping) or improve health (Box C) leads to a vulnerability (or resistance) to illness behaviors (C: e. Health psychology interventions (Box E) alcohol prevention/rehabilitation, psychotherapy and can modulate effects of psychosocial processes and behavioral conditioning. These interventions can be used health behaviors on neuroendocrine and immune at all points of the trajectory of the disease or condition. There Box F shows selected mechanisms involved in the are also pathways between biobehavioral factors and bidirectional interactions between neuroendocrine and disease outcomes not involving neuroendocrine or immune axes that mediate the relationships between immune mechanisms, but other pathways are not biobehavioral factors (A–D) and disease outcomes included in this figure. Psychosocial processes (A) encompass psychological This is by no means an all-inclusive list of mechanisms, and social factors, particularly those that involve but it represents some of the commonly studied factors interpretation of and response to life stressors. Health behaviors (C) health behaviors (C) and stress (D) will contribute to include drug and alcohol use, smoking, sleep, nutrition, expression (or lack thereof) of disease symptoms (H), exercise, adherence to medical regimens, physical disease-free intervals/progression/exacerbation, and examinations, risk screenings and risky sexual behaviors, quality of life (e. Gastrointestinal irritation and/or inflammation may A virtual domino-effect cascade is observed as symp- be caused by dietary imbalances, allergy, stress factors, toms progress from initially acute, through chronic local bowel flora changes due to use of medication phases, many of which are anxiety-provoking, so (e. This process Restoration of normal gut ecology (Hickman 1998, involves depleted beneficial bacterial function (Valeur Perdigon et al 1990, Verhoef et al 1998) and perme- et al 2004), reduced protective secretory IgA levels ability (Alverdy 1990) would be one aspect of the (Crago & Tomasi 1987) and increased gut permeabil- therapeutic plan, rather than focusing on obvious ity (Crissinger et al 1990). This, in turn, induces smooth muscle constric- adaptation to stress – leading to complex chronic tion (Litchfield 2003), reducing the diameter of blood ill-health. It is well documented that, when exposed to a sensi- Homeostatic adaptation to these changes involves tizing food such as gluten, there may initially be a increased bicarbonate excretion via the kidneys in non-specific immune response resulting in increased an effort to return pH to normal (∼7. When there is a decreased nasal patency this might therefore include irritable bowel, short-term induces an increased respiratory rate with multiple memory loss, perception of a variety of areas of sequelae (Chaitow 2004), including forward head increased head, neck, shoulder, chest and back pain posture (Hiyama et al 2002, Roithmann et al 2005) and (commonly associated with overuse of accessory anterior translation of the mandible (Shikata et al breathing muscles), feelings of sympathetic arousal, 2004). The result- tissue techniques or ultrasound to a hamstring strain, ing increase in tone in the suboccipital group (rectus or using ischemic pressure or spray and stretch tech- capitis posterior minor in particular) invokes the tonic niques to deactivate a trigger point in the trapezius, neck reflex, meaning that the tone of the hamstrings may be, at best, a temporary solution, or, at worst, automatically becomes upregulated (Fukuda 1984, futile, unless underlying dysfunctional patterns and McPartland et al 1997). If this hypothetical individual causative factors (including nutritional ones) are also then sprints or plays a sport, a hamstring strain is addressed. Understanding the underlying etiologi- on the bodily systems as a whole increases adrenal cal influences allows the practitioner – naturopathic output (Selye 1956) and automatically increases car- or other – to advise appropriately and/or intervene diorespiratory rate that, if sustained, is likely to result therapeutically to enhance the self-regulating pro- in respiratory alkalosis, relative tissue hypoxia and cesses. Inappropriate interventions may well modify ischemia, and increased formation of trigger points or suppress symptoms, but not necessarily to the (Chaitow 2004), which – in tandem with forward head advantage of ultimate well-being. Part of that understanding involves of trapezius, via the trigemino-accessory reflex (Di what has become known in naturopathic medicine as Lazzaro et al 1996). Forward head posture creates an incremental and other tenets defining the processes in the disease load on these neck extensors by a factor of 1 for each and healing process. It is important to be aware that this ‘order’ extensors was, say, 7 lb (∼3 kg) (the center of gravity remains a work in progress as the naturopathic pro- of the head is anterior to the spine, meaning that fession evolves its understanding of the complex even in optimal posture there is a load on the neck processes involved. Since it only takes a contraction of 10% of the ill-health and dysfunction (see also Figs 9. As a result, metabolic waste such as lactic acid and pyruvate will accumulate in, and These three examples offer pictures of normal health damage, the working muscles (Chaitow 2004). This being disturbed by a variety of factors, where a virtual Chapter 1 • Physical Medicine in a Naturopathic Context 9 Psychosocial influences – including depression, anxiety traits, poor stress coping abilities, loneliness, fear, I consequences of childhood abuse, etc. M M U N E Biochemical influences – including acquired or self- generated toxicity, nutrient S deficiencies, infectious, Y endocrine, allergic and other S Biomechanical influences – factors T including structural (congenital, E e. For example, a negative emotional state produces specific biochemical changes, modifies immune response and alters muscle tone. A biomechanical function such as breathing, when dysfunction (hyperventilation) modifies blood pH, alters neural function, creates feelings of apprehension and anxiety, and causes smooth muscle constriction, so altering circulatory and digestive efficiency. Nutritional imbalances, or acquired or self-generated toxicity, modify biochemical status, affecting mood, which can modify respiratory function, with all the changes listed above. Reproduced with permission from Chaitow (2003) chain reaction of symptom-inducing events follows and optimal function. This process has been referred logically, as the human system attempts to maintain to as ‘the naturopathic model of healing’ and is inti- functionality in the face of adaptive demands that mately related to functions described within a ‘hierar- seem to be overwhelming. One can The task of the naturopathic physician/practitioner dissect health disturbance into a number of identifi- is to identify and understand these disturbances able categories, based upon those that determine and to then assist the patient to remove or moderate health, and these can be listed as such (Standish et al them (or some of them) and/or to improve the ability 2005, Zeff et al 2006). In doing so, In facilitating the process of healing, the naturo- the cascade of adaptive changes should reduce pathic physician/practitioner seeks to use those ther- sufficiently to allow self-regulation to restore health apies that are most efficient and that have the least 10 Naturopathic Physical Medicine Current & past Current & past Current & past biochemical psychological biomechanical stressors load overuse, misuse Singular genetic attributes, tendencies, predispositions Biochemical individuality, toxicity levels, nutritional status, endocrine balance, etc. Unique psychological features, personality, emotional and behavioral characteristics Structural status, biomechanical individuality, physique, posture, gait, etc. Social support, coping abilities, ‘hardiness’ Current state of health and homeostatic efficiency, leading to compensation or decompensation (adaptation or collapse) – based on Health? Reproduced with permission from Chaitow (2003) Chapter 1 • Physical Medicine in a Naturopathic Context 11 potential to harm the patient. Identify and remove causes of disease and This hierarchy (or therapeutic order) appears to be a obstacles to healing: natural consequence of how the organism heals itself. Stimulate the vis medicatrix naturae (healing It is important at this juncture to state that the ‘thera- power of nature) peutic order’, as currently expressed (see below), is Many systems and modalities incorporate methods under constant review and debate by the naturopathic that have the potential to stimulate the inherent self- profession, its educators and leading clinicians, and is regulating processes. It is to be anticipated, homeopathic and/or nutritional approaches; therefore, that aspects of the sequencing, as described physical/structural methods including therapeutic below, will modify and change as these ideas are exercise, manipulation, massage, etc. Tonify weakened systems tions, embracing the principles outlined above, sug- Many systems and modalities have system-specific gesting that in treating people who are ill it is (or may strategies (botanical, homeopathic and/or nutritional be) necessary to follow a model of care as laid out in approaches; physical/structural methods including Box 1. Examples of objectives therapeutic order are to: The concepts expressed in the naturopathic therapeu- • strengthen the immune system tic order are derived from Hippocrates’ writings and • decrease toxicity those of medical scholars, nature doctors and naturo- • normalize inflammatory processes pathic physicians concerning the function and activa- • optimize metabolic function tion of the self-healing process. The recognition of a • balance regulatory systems sense of order in the healing processes, and in the • enhance regeneration selection of therapeutic and restorative practices, has • harmonize with the life force. Prescribe specific natural substances: clinical theory, and has evolved to recognize the Appropriate modalities or interventions. Prescribe specific pharmacological or therapeutic order and its accommodation to patient synthetic substances: Appropriate modalities or individuality. Use higher force interventions: Examples are force, although all modalities can be found within the surgery, suppressive drugs, radiation, chemotherapy various steps and stages, depending on their applica- and other approaches.

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Moyamoya is defined by a pattern of severe 150 stenosis or occlusion of one or more often of both With migrainous infarction the symptoms associ- internal carotid arteries with additional involvement ated with the typical aura are not fully reversible after Chapter 9: Less common stroke syndromes 7 days and/or there is an infarct on brain imaging. Uncommon clinical presentations of stroke ischemic infarction in the relevant area – Include sudden cortical blindness, akinesia, other causes of infarction have been ruled out by agitation and delirium, as well as isolated appropriate investigations (particularly other cranial nerve palsy. Systemic lupus erythematodes been observed in the retinal circulation during transi- more often causes a generalized subacute or ent monocular blindness in a few patients. Diagnosis: history of A migrainous stroke only rarely causes persisting zoster rash, particularly ophthalmic- deficits. A fall – Syphilitic meningovasculitis presents with in cerebral perfusion pressure as a cause of focal an obliteration of small or middle-large brain ischemia should be suspected if the symptoms vessels; rarely are large arteries involved. Usu- start under certain circumstances, such as after car- ally, the size of ischemic infarcts is small. Abnormal changes of blood plasma koencephalopathy) manifests with migraine 151 Section 3: Diagnostics and syndromes Posterior Circulation registry. Bi-hemispheric disease with multiple lacunar lesions) anterior cerebral artery with drop attack and limb becomes manifest. The accumulation of glycolipids) are young and subclavian steal phenomenon: a common vascular present with a variety of symptoms: angio- disorder with rare neurological deficits. Uncommon Causes of Stroke teenage years, with transient or permanent Cambridge: Cambridge University Press; 2001: 100–10. Inobvious stroke: – Moyamoya is mostly found in East Asians a cause of delirium and dementia. Third nerve palsy onymous hemianopia and rarely causes per- as the sole manifestation of midbrain ischemia. New England Medical Center Stroke location, characterization, severity, and Chapter 9: Less common stroke syndromes outcome in mitral vs aortic valve endocarditis. Mechanisms of encephalopathy with lactic acidosis and stroke-like intracranial hemorrhage in infective endocarditis. Spontaneous dissection of the carotid ischemic stroke patterns in infective and nonbacterial and vertebral arteries. Typical warning signs have been discussed among clinicians and researchers, are not known; rarely a feeling of unsteadiness, dizzi- one being the fact that hemorrhages can grow within ness or a tingling sensation can precede an intracere- the first hours after onset [3]. It is also enough only a history of elevated blood pressure is well known that hemorrhages into the thalamic region known. Thus, for most patients, it comes “out of the tend to rupture into the ventricles after some hours or blue”. The volume of the hemorrhage into the brain is days, and this is manifested as a dramatic clinical event the most decisive prognostic component and when with sudden deterioration and herniation signs. Thus, a chance to restrict blood volume in the the medial temporal lobe and compression of the brain has been seen and prevention of growth within brainstem. A number of European and North American N (%) guidelines have been published in recent years with Putaminal/thalamic 704 (45. For this, the reader is referred to textbooks of neuro- intensive or neurosurgical care. Most population-based registries report an incidence of 10 per 100 000 per year, and Dense hematoma in more than 30% of infarct region with variations exist towards higher rates in some popula- substantial space-occupying effect tions. In the cere- ent echo sequences have also been found quite fre- bral hemispheres, a volume of over 60 ml carries a quently and their clinical significance as risk factors unfavorable prognosis and is seen for deep hemor- has not been fully determined. They might be relevant rhage (93%), and slightly less often for lobar bleeding markers of vascular risk factors or in patients already (71%). Stroke physicians and stroke nurses should be presence of intraventricular blood [15]. The 30-day mortality rate was 39% in the acute stroke cholesterol and drugs unit, compared with 63% in the general medical Hypertension is the most common risk factor for wards, and the 1-year mortality rates were 52% and spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage and the fre- 69%, respectively. Thus, the reduced mortality after quency has been estimated to be between 70 and primary intracranial hemorrhage seen in a stroke unit 80%. The causative role of hypertension is supported could be attributed to a large difference in survival by the high frequency of left ventricular hypertrophy during the first 30 days. Both the Physi- better neurological and functional prognoses than the cians’ Health Study and the Women’s Health Study survivors of ischemic stroke [19]. Further risk factors include old with intracerebral bleeding have been shown to be age, cigarette smoking, excessive alcohol con- ‘false’ aneurysms. The aneurysmal feature was based sumption, anticoagulation, and illicit drugs such on the impression of irregularity of the penetrating as amphetamine and cocaine. Thus deep basal ganglia bleed- considered the most relevant neuropathological cor- ings are often found in patients with hypertensive relate for the ‘growing’ properties of hemorrhages. The lenticulostriate, thalamo- antiplatelets, coagulopathies, neoplasms, trauma, perforating and basilar artery rami and pontem are vasculitis, moyamoya disease or sinus venous affected most often. This deposition is seen in the Section 3: Diagnostics and syndromes walls of small arteries and arterioles of the lepto- of elderly people at one stroke unit. One review [36] included evidence shows that drugs able to inhibit amyloid 53 case series studies involving 9073 participants, deposition seem to be an avenue for clinical therapy 4432 of whom were people with cerebrovascular dis- options for amyloid-associated progressive cognitive eases. The authors found (with or without supporting neuropathology) and a 5% prevalence of microbleeds in healthy adults, “possible” diagnostic categories. Whereas the “probable” cases Microbleeds have been suggested as markers of a have an accuracy of 100%, the possible category was bleeding-prone angiopathy [40, 41]. Chapter 10: Intracerebral hemorrhage Although there are still many studies ongoing, a hemiparetic patient with a sensorimotor hemipar- microbleeds are considered to bear prognostic signifi- esis, this can give rise to suspicion of a growing cance for any future bleeding event and have been hematoma. Noting such a progression is vital and confirmed as a common finding in patients with contrasts with ischemic strokes, most of which tend cerebral amyloid angiopathy. By occurs in the first hours or days, hemorrhages such as contrast, in patients with intracerebral hemorrhage small or medium-sized putaminal bleedings also tend due to hypertensive disease, microbleeds are most to remain stable after the first few days and cannot be commonly found in deep and infratentorial regions, distinguished from ischemic infarcts in the basal gan- although hypertension can also contribute to lobar glia and capsular region on clinical grounds alone. A pattern of multiple hemorrhages with- They both present with sudden onset of sensorimotor out an underlying cause and restricted to lobar hemiparesis of varying degree and can both be asso- regions in an elderly patient is highly indicative of a ciated with additional hemispheric symptoms such as diagnosis of cerebral amyloid angiopathy according aphasia or neglect. A particularly noteworthy opinion at some centers that “typical” hemiparetic finding is that the total number of microbleeds pre- strokes that remain stable can be reliably considered dicts the risk of future symptomatic intracerebral to be caused by ischemia and therefore do not need hemorrhage in patients with lobar hemorrhage and confirmation with neuroimaging. Therefore, clinical investigation as well Contralateral limb weakness and hemisensory as neuroimaging are both important for a reliable symptoms are typical of mid-sized putaminal hemor- diagnosis. All attempts to make a probabilistic diag- rhages, whereas bleeding into the thalamus causes a nosis on clinical grounds alone to differentiate distinct and total hemisensory loss and dense between ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke have not hemiplegia. This is a sign 45% in the putaminal region and in the thalamus, 34% either of frontal lobar hemorrhage or of a putaminal in a lobar location, 5% in the cerebellum, about 4% in hemorrhage extending into the deep frontal white the pons, and 11% were not classifiable (Table 10. In contrast, thalamic hemorrhage can be Putaminal hemorrhages are the most frequent accompanied by a conjugate spasm of both eyes, ones.

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