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What is capsular stroke syndrome?

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In brief: Anatomical location

The expression refers to a brain area termed the "internal capsule", and since the region is quite small, even a minor infarction affecting this area from an small vessel could create significant havoc such a severe unilateral weakness of leg and arm. Depending upon area of involvement, some variation may be encountered.

In brief: Anatomical location

The expression refers to a brain area termed the "internal capsule", and since the region is quite small, even a minor infarction affecting this area from an small vessel could create significant havoc such a severe unilateral weakness of leg and arm. Depending upon area of involvement, some variation may be encountered.
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