• A 77-year-old man suddenly developed left hemiplegia without sensory impairment, visual or speech difficulties, loss of consciousness, or ataxia. He died one month later of pulmonary embolism, and a cystic infarction in the right medullary pyramid was the only lesion in the corticospinal system.
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