Subacute corticobasal syndrome following internal carotid endarterectomy
Publication date: Available online 15 November 2017
Author(s): A. Marques, N. Bourgois, T. Vidal, A. Ferrier, S. Mathais, C. Merlin, C. Valla, E. De Schlichting, B. Jean, D. Deffond, F. Durif
The present report is of two patients who, immediately after internal carotid endarterectomy, presented with unexplained hemiplegia, despite normal findings on repeated MRI scans, which secondarily evolved into homolateral subacute corticobasal syndrome (CBS), with asymmetrical hemispheric hypometabolism and evidence of dopaminergic denervation. This prompted us to propose an...