Table 1.

Demographic and clinical data of all right-brain-damaged patients with hemiparesis/hemiplegia

Anosognosia Controls p value
Number 14 13
Sex 7 m, 7 f 8 m, 5 f 0.546
Age [median (range)] 69 (47-91) 66.5 (30-80) 0.452
Etiology 13 infarct, 1 hemorrhage 12 infarct, 1 hemorrhage
Time since lesion (d) [median (range)] 3 (0-14) 7 (1-14) 0.293
Lesion size (% RH volume) 12.3 (5.9-36.4) 16.4 (0.3-28.8) 0.776
Paresis of contralesional side
% present 100 100
Arm [median (range)] 0 (0-4) 0 (0-4) 0.201
Leg [median (range)] 0 (0-4) 0 (0-4) 0.807
Somatosensory deficit of contralesional side (touch)
% present 93 77 0.268
% t.n.p. 7 15
Hemianopia
% present 8 15 0.759
% t.n.p. 21 15
Neglect
% present 93 92 0.956
Extinction
Visual
% present 78 85 0.587
% t.n.p. 14 15
Tactile
% present 93 85 0.450
% t.n.p. 7 15
Auditory
% present 64 69 0.785
  • f, Female; m, male; t.n.p., testing not possible; RH, right hemisphere.