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ABSTRACT: The precise anatomical location and pathophysiology of gait ignition failure (GIF) is poorly understood. We investigated the cerebral perfusion patterns using subtraction brain single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) in a patient with GIF. Subtraction brain SPECT imaging revealed an increased activity in the region of right ventrolateral midbrain and ventral medulla.
Movement Disorders 12/2003; 18(12):1542-5. DOI:10.1002/mds.10608 · 5.63 Impact Factor