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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Abstract

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
Volume5
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 10 2015
Externally publishedYes

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Rivastigmine
Gait
Freezing
Stroke
Leukoaraiosis
Hemorrhage
Venlafaxine Hydrochloride

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Freezing of gait after a hemorrhagic stroke can respond to venlafaxine and rivastigmine. / Sarva, Harini; Deik, Andres; Swan, Matthew Carrington; Severt, William Lawrence.

In: Neurology: Clinical Practice, Vol. 5, No. 3, 10.06.2015, p. 267-269.

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Sarva, Harini ; Deik, Andres ; Swan, Matthew Carrington ; Severt, William Lawrence. / Freezing of gait after a hemorrhagic stroke can respond to venlafaxine and rivastigmine. In: Neurology: Clinical Practice. 2015 ; Vol. 5, No. 3. pp. 267-269.
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