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Table 1 General characteristics and clinical characteristics of the 109 cases

From: Childhood ischaemic stroke in the basal ganglia can lead to fine motor and anxiety disorders: a retrospective analysis and follow-up of 109 cases

General characteristics Total, n = 109
 Male sex, n (%) 64 (58.7)
 Female, n (%) 45 (41.3)
Onset age, median (range) 4 years (1 month 17 days to 14 years)
 Infant, n (%) 17 (15.6)
 1–3 years, n (%) 45 (41.3)
 4–6 years, n (%) 23 (21.1)
 7–15 years, n (%) 24 (22)
 Follow-up, median (range) 6.5 years (1 to 15 years)
Sub-type, n (%)
 Caudate head 38 (34.9)
 Thalamus 21 (19.2)
 Lenticular nucleus 50 (45.9)
Symptom, n (%)
 Hemiplegia 107 (98.2)
 Facioplegia 46 (42.2)
 Aphasia 27 (24.8)
 Seizures 18 (16.5)
 Headache/vomiting 9 (8.3)
Aetiology, n (%)
 Mild trauma 53 (48.6)
 Bilateral basal ganglia calcification 21 (19.3)
 Increased homocysteine 8 (7.3)
 Vasculitis 4 (3.7)
 Infection 4 (3.7)
 Congenital vascular malformation 5 (4.6)
 Cardiac disease 5 (4.6)
 Cardiac interventional surgery 2 (1.8)
 Atrial myxoma 2 (1.8)
 Tetralogy of Fallot 1 (0.9)
 Unknown 17 (15.6)