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Volume 2014, Article ID 162754, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/162754
Research Article

Association between Severe Upper Limb Spasticity and Brain Lesion Location in Stroke Patients

1Neuromotor and Cognitive Rehabilitation Research Center, Department of Neurological and Movement Sciences, University of Verona, P.le L.A. Scuro 10, 37134 Verona, Italy
2Neurology Section, Department of Neurological and Movement Sciences, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
3Neurology Unit, Pederzoli Hospital, Peschiera del Garda, Italy
4Department of Neurology, Hochzirl Hospital, Zirl, Austria
5Research Unit of Neurorehabilitation, South Tyrol, Bolzano, Italy
6Department of Rehabilitation, Brunico Hospital, Brunico, Italy
7Neurorehabilitation Unit, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Integrata, Verona, Italy

Received 10 April 2014; Revised 12 May 2014; Accepted 12 May 2014; Published 25 May 2014

Academic Editor: Lucio Marinelli

Copyright © 2014 Alessandro Picelli et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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