• Pure motor hemiplegia caused by lacunar infarction of the left cerebral peduncle occurred in a 57-year-old hypertensive man. This case seems to fulfill the postulate and expectation that a lesion anywhere along the corticospinal pathway could result in pure motor hemiplegia.
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