Unilateral hand flapping as warning sign of stroke

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Renard, D., Briere, C., Delorme, M. et al. Unilateral hand flapping as warning sign of stroke. Acta Neurol Belg 114, 133–134 (2014) doi:10.1007/s13760-013-0229-z

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  • Hand flapping
  • Asterixis
  • Stroke
  • Unilateral
  • Warning sign