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An autopsy-proven case of Corticobasal degeneration heralded by Pontine infarction
Background Neurodegenerative disorders are characterized by insidious progression with poorly-delineated long latent period. Antecedent clinical insult could rarely unmask latent neurodegenerative disorders. Here, we report an autopsy-proven case of corticobasal degeneration which was preceded by a lacunar infarction. Case presentation A 58-year-old man presented with acute ataxia associated with a lacunar infarction in the right paramedian pons. His ataxia persisted with additional progressivedoi:10.1186/s12883-021-02178-9 pmid:33823819 fatcat:5t3jmwdjznezxifbqes5mzrlmm