We report 6 patients with hemichorea/hemiballism of vascular origin who were treated with divalproex sodium (Depakote). Four of 6 responded initially. Marked improvement was seen in 2 patients only and in 1 of these hemiballism recurred despite continuing therapy. Divalproex sodium is not uniformly effective in the treatment of hemichorea/hemiballism.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||2|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1990|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Clinical Neurology