Single-Photon Emission Computed Tomography Findings in Unilateral Parkinsonism

Joseph C. Masdeu, Ronald L. Van Heertum, Anthony Yudd, Gregory Anselmi

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Abstract

Single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) was used to detect basal ganglia hyperperfusion and cortical hypoperfusion contralateral to the affected extremities in a patient with hemiparkinsonism. Computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) failed to show cerebral asymmetries. The findings on SPECT are compatible with current views on the connectivity of the basal ganglia.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)200-202
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Neuroimaging
Volume1
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1 1991

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Clinical Neurology

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