lateral medullary syndrome


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pos·te·ri·or in·fe·ri·or cer·e·bel·lar ar·ter·y syn·drome

a syndrome due usually to thrombosis, characterized by dysarthria, dysphagia, staggering gait, and vertigo, and marked by hypotonia, incoordination of voluntary movement, nystagmus, Horner syndrome on the ipsilateral side, and loss of pain and temperature senses on the side of the body opposite to the lesion.
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Lateral medullary syndrome, also known as Wallenberg's syndrome, is an ischemic disease of the medulla which involves the territory of the posterior inferior cerebellar artery [1].
The clinical picture was suggestive of lateral medullary syndrome (LMS).
No sensory loss or signs of Horner syndrome were found to suggest a full constellation of lateral medullary syndrome. No significant abnormalities were found in laboratory tests results.
Wallenberg's lateral medullary syndrome. Clinical-magnetic resonance imaging correlations.
Dysphagia in a patient with lateral medullary syndrome: insight into the central control of swallowing.
Therapeutic role of rTMS on recovery of dysphagia in patients with lateral medullary syndrome and brainstem infarction.
He received a diagnosis of lateral medullary syndrome and continued to have dysphagia, right-sided facial droop, and left-sided altered thermal skin sensitivity.
Lateral medullary syndrome (LMS), first described in 1808 by Gaspard vieussux1, is a well recognized clinical condition due to involvement of vertebral/posterior inferior cerebellar artery.
The lateral medullary syndrome (Wallenberg's syndrome) is most often caused by occlusion of the intracranial segment of the vertebral artery (VA).
Wallenberg's lateral medullary syndrome: a new non-vascular cause.
Lateral medullary syndrome and cerebellar infarction are the most common findings in patients with occlusion of the third or fourth portion of the vertebral artery (Caplan et al., 1988; Greenberg, 1994).
In lateral medullary syndrome, clinical findings include contralateral impairment of pain and temperature sensation, ipsilateral Homer's syndrome, dysphagia, diminished gag reflex, vertigo, nystagmus and ataxia.[4,7]

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