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Spastic hemiparesis and presumed prenatal embolisation.
  1. A A Asindi,
  2. J B Stephenson,
  3. D G Young
  1. Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Glasgow.

    Abstract

    An infant with clinical evidence of prenatal right subclavian arterial occlusion subsequently developed left hemiparesis with cystic infarction of the territory of the right middle cerebral artery. Perinatal strokes have not been reported with signs of limb ischaemia at birth; this finding may be a warning of possible simultaneous cerebral infarction.

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