Wallenberg's syndrome

Wallenberg's syndrome

[väl′en·bergz]
Etymology: Adolf Wallenberg, German physician, 1862-1949
a syndrome resulting usually from occlusion of the vertebral artery, and less often from occlusion of its branch, the posterior inferior cerebellar artery; marked by loss of temperature and pain sensations of the face on the same side as the legion, contralateral loss of these sensations in the trunk and extremities, and a variety of other neurological and ocular symptoms including Horner's syndrome. Also called lateral medullary syndrome, posterior inferior cerebellar artery syndrome.
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Swallowing therapy: a prospective study on patients with neurogenic dysphagia due to unilateral paresis of the vagal nerve, Avellis' syndrome, Wallenberg's syndrome, posterior fossa tumours and cerebellar hemorrhage.