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Trajectories of Motor Recovery in the First Year After Pediatric Arterial Ischemic Stroke.

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Summary of "Trajectories of Motor Recovery in the First Year After Pediatric Arterial Ischemic Stroke."

Neuromotor impairments are common after pediatric stroke, but little is known about functional motor outcomes. We evaluated motor function and how it changed over the first 12 months after diagnosis. We also examined differences in outcome according to age at diagnosis and whether fine motor (FM) or gross motor (GM) function at 12 months was associated with adaptive behavior.

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Name: Pediatrics
ISSN: 1098-4275
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