Hemiparetic primary lateral sclerosis: Revisiting mills syndrome

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A slowly progressive hemiparesis beginning in a single limb with evolution to the ipsilateral limb was originally described in 8 patients in 1906 by Mills. We present 5 cases of progressive hemiparetic corticospinal tract degeneration, identified by the clinical presentation and the exclusion of other etiologies using serological, imaging, and electrodiagnostic studies.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)191-195
Number of pages5
JournalCase Reports in Neurology
Issue number3
StatePublished - 2015


  • Asymmetry
  • Mills syndrome
  • Primary lateral sclerosis
  • Prognosis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology


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