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Volume 2012, Article ID 758482, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/758482
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Pure Motor Monoparesis in the Leg due to a Lateral Medullary Infarction

Department of Neurology, Tokyo Metropolitan Cancer and Infectious Diseases Center Komagome Hospital, 3-18-22 Honkomagome, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8677, Japan

Received 10 June 2011; Accepted 31 October 2011

Academic Editor: Aaron S. Dumont

Copyright © 2012 Hiromasa Tsuda 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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