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Case Reports in Radiology
Volume 2012, Article ID 768189, 3 pages
Case Report

Rare Presentation of Unilateral Weakness, Involuntary Movements and Ataxia with Subcortical T2 Hypointensity in a Diabetic Patient: A Case Report

Department of Radiodiagnosis, Sree Balaji Medical College & Hospital, 7 Works Road, Chromepet, Tamil Nadu, Chennai 600044, India

Received 27 June 2012; Accepted 22 August 2012

Academic Editors: B. J. Barron and Y. Tsushima

Copyright © 2012 Venkatraman Indiran and Prabakaran Maduraimuthu. 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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