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Neuro Internal capsule versus cortical strokes!

How do we distinguish between contralateral face and body paralysis caused by internal capsule and cortical strokes.

Is it the aphasia that accompanies cortical strokes that makes the difference?
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Aphasia if it is in dominant hemisphere... but what if it is on the other side?
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How do we distinguish between contralateral face and body paralysis caused by internal capsule and cortical strokes.

Is it the aphasia that accompanies cortical strokes that makes the difference?
Aphasia is a higher-order inability to speak, an important cortical sign, present in cortical strokes.
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