Behavioural Neurology

Behavioural Neurology / 1992 / Article

Case Report | Open Access

Volume 5 |Article ID 643204 | https://doi.org/10.3233/BEN-1992-5308

T. Imamura, K. Tsuburaya, "Absence of Neurobehavioral Disturbance in a Focal Lesion of the Left Paracentral Lobule", Behavioural Neurology, vol. 5, Article ID 643204, 3 pages, 1992. https://doi.org/10.3233/BEN-1992-5308

Absence of Neurobehavioral Disturbance in a Focal Lesion of the Left Paracentral Lobule

Abstract

The case of a right-handed woman with an infarcation confined to the left paracentral lobule and sparing the supplementary motor area (SMA) is reported. She presented with a right leg monoplegia and displayed no mutism. The absence of any associated neurobehavioral disturbances (mutism, forced grasping, reduced spontaneous arm activity or aphasia raises the possibility that the left SMA has discrete neurobehavioral functions.

Copyright © 1992 Hindawi Publishing Corporation. 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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