Table 2.

Lesion location associated with poststroke depression and emotional incontinence

Lesion locationDepressionEmotional incontinence
Values are percentages.
* p < 0.01.
ACA = anterior cerebral artery; MCA = middle cerebral artery.
Frontal lobe of ACA territory (n = 4)75100
Frontal lobe of MCA territory (n = 10)3040
Temporal lobe of MCA territory (n = 4)500
Subcortical area of MCA territory (n = 4)250
Parietal lobe of MCA territory (n = 10)00
Occiptal lobe (n = 8)12.50
Lenticulocapsular area (n = 42)*1945.2
Thalamus (n = 19)10.515.8
Midbrain (n = 3)033.3
Pontine base (n = 19)15.852.6
Pontine, dorsal (n = 5)00
Medulla (n = 11)36.454.5
Medial medulla (n = 4)50100
Lateral medulla (n = 7)28.60
Cerebellum (n = 9)022.2