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Transient hemiparesis--a rare complication of phenytoin toxicity.
  1. R. Sandyk


    A 31-year-old man on phenytoin for post-traumatic epilepsy developed transient hemiparesis contralateral to the injury. This appeared to have been precipitated by phenytoin intoxication. A possible mechanism for focal neurological deficit occurring in brain-damaged patients on phenytoin is discussed.

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