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Improvement of writer's cramp from an old lesion in the contralateral hemisphere with transient gait disturbance after thalamotomy: a case study.

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Summary of "Improvement of writer's cramp from an old lesion in the contralateral hemisphere with transient gait disturbance after thalamotomy: a case study."

Stereotactic ventro-oral (Vo) thalamotomy has been performed in cases of focal task-specific dystonia, including writer's cramp, with excellent outcomes. However, no reports have revealed the outcome of Vo thalamotomy in a patient with a contralateral cerebral lesion. Herein, we describe a patient with left hand writer's cramp with an old lesion in the left hemisphere and transient gait disturbance after right Vo thalamotomy.

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Name: World neurosurgery
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