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Useless hand of Oppenheim--magnetic resonance imaging findings.
  1. R. J. Coleman,
  2. L. Russon,
  3. K. Blanshard,
  4. S. Currie
  1. Department of Neurology, St James's University Hospital, Leeds, UK.


    A patient with multiple sclerosis developed a useless, deafferented left hand, as described previously by Oppenheim. Magnetic resonance imaging demonstrates that this is caused by an ipsilateral plaque of demyelination in the posterior columns of the cervical cord.

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