J Mov Disord.  2016 May;9(2):63-70. 10.14802/jmd.16008.

Movement Disorders Following Cerebrovascular Lesions: Etiology, Treatment Options and Prognosis

  • 1Department of Neurology, Korea University College of Medicine, Ansan Hospital, Ansan, Korea. kwondoya@korea.ac.kr


Post-stroke movement disorders are uncommon, but comprise an important part of secondary movement disorders. These exert variable and heterogeneous clinical courses according to the stroke lesion and its temporal relationships. Moreover, the predominant stroke symptoms hinder a proper diagnosis in clinical practice. This article describes the etiology, treatment options and prognosis of post-stroke movement disorders.


Stroke; Movement disorders; Etiology; Treatment; Prognosis
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