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August 1982

Pure Motor Hemiplegia due to Infarction of the Cerebral Peduncle

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Pathology, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit. Dr Ho is now with the Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit.

Arch Neurol. 1982;39(8):524-526. doi:10.1001/archneur.1982.00510200066015

• 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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