Freezing of gait after a hemorrhagic stroke can respond to venlafaxine and rivastigmine

Harini Sarva, Andres Deik, Matthew Carrington Swan, William Lawrence Severt

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Whereas frontal leukoaraiosis is associated with gait disorders, 1,2 stroke rarely causes freezing of gait (FOG). 1 When present, poststroke FOG is usually refractory to medications. We describe successful treatment of FOG developing after a hemorrhage with venlafaxine and rivastigmine.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)267-269
Number of pages3
JournalNeurology: Clinical Practice
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Jun 10 2015


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology

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