Unilateral spatial neglect due to hemorrhage in the thalamic region

N. Motomura, A. Yamadori, E. Mori, J. Ogura, T. Sakai, T. Sawada

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Abstract

ABSTRACT— In a series of 33 cases of thalamic hemorrhage, unilateral spatial neglect (USN) was found in 11 patients all of whom had right‐sided lesions. An analysis of results suggests that the posteromedial portion of the thalamus plays an important role in the pathogenesis of USN and that extensive lesions beyond the thalamus involving nearby structures may be necessary to cause persistent USN.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)190-194
Number of pages5
JournalActa Neurologica Scandinavica
Volume74
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1986 Sep

Keywords

  • thalamic hemorrhage
  • unilateral spatial neglect

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurology

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