Putaminal cavernous angioma presenting with hemichorea

Donmez B., Cakmur R., Uysal U., Men S.

MOVEMENT DISORDERS, no.11, pp.1379-1380, 2004 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Doi Number: 10.1002/mds.20207
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1379-1380
  • Keywords: cavernous angioma, hemichorea, MRI, CAUDATE
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes


We report on a 63-year-old man presenting with hemichorea on his right side. Magnetic resonance imaging revealed a left putaminal cavernoma. To our knowledge this is the first report of such a case caused by contralateral putaminal cavernous angioma. (C) 2004 Movement Disorder Society.