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A case of stroke induced micrographia
  1. F Capone1,
  2. F Pilato1,
  3. P Profice1,
  4. E Pravatà2,
  5. V Di Lazzaro1
  1. 1
    Institute of Neurology, Università Cattolica, Rome, Italy
  2. 2
    Institute of Radiology, Università Cattolica, Rome, Italy
  1. Correspondence to Professor V Di Lazzaro, Istituto di Neurologia, Università Cattolica, L go A Gemelli 8, 00168 Rome, Italy; vdilazzaro{at}

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  • Ethics approval The study was approved by the Faculty of Medicine, Università Cattolica, Rome, Italy.

  • Patient consent Obtained.

  • Provenance and Peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.