Association of ideomotor apraxia with lesion site, etiology, neglect, and functional independence in patients with first ever stroke


Civelek G. M. , Atalay A., Turhan N.

TOPICS IN STROKE REHABILITATION, vol.22, no.2, pp.94-101, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 22 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1179/1074935714z.0000000027
  • Title of Journal : TOPICS IN STROKE REHABILITATION
  • Page Numbers: pp.94-101

Abstract

Background: Ideomotor apraxia (IMA) is characterized by the inability to correctly imitate hand gestures and voluntarily pantomime tool use. The relationship between IMA and characteristics of stroke has not been totally elucidated.