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Post Stroke Shoulder Pain Problem

Author: Zeki Nooh Hassan
Journal: Iraqi Academic Scientific Journal المجلة العراقية للاختصاصات الطبية ISSN: 16088360 Year: 2006 Volume: 5 Issue: 2 Pages: 172-176
Publisher: The Iraqi Borad for Medical Specialization المجلس العراقي للاختصاصات الطبية

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ABSTRACT:BACKGROUND:Shoulder pain is one of the complications that happened in patient suffered of hemiplagia our aim is tostudy this problem in hemiplegics patients due to strokeMETHODS:56 patients affected by different types of stroke were enrolled in this study , each patient wasexamined by neurologist , CT scan then done and referred to a consultant rheumatologist at alkindihospital for assessment of his shoulder area , the patient then investigated thoroughly for his or hershoulder painRESULTS AND CONCLUSION :The study showed high correlation between shoulder pain and older age patients, aphasia, corticalsensory defectsThe study showed that the frozen shoulder is the commonest cause of post stroke shoulder pain

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