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What is Medial Medullary Syndrome?

What is Medial Medullary Syndrome?

  • Medial Medullary Syndrome: A rare condition caused by a blood clot or other trauma in the brainstem. The resulting symptoms affect the side of the body opposite to the site of the lesion.

Medial Medullary Syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Medial Medullary Syndrome, or a subtype of Medial Medullary Syndrome, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Medial Medullary Syndrome: Introduction

Types of Medial Medullary Syndrome:

Broader types of Medial Medullary Syndrome:

What causes Medial Medullary Syndrome?

Causes of Medial Medullary Syndrome: see causes of Medial Medullary Syndrome

What are the symptoms of Medial Medullary Syndrome?

Symptoms of Medial Medullary Syndrome: see symptoms of Medial Medullary Syndrome

Medial Medullary Syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Medial Medullary Syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Medial Medullary Syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Medial Medullary Syndrome: Neurologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Medial Medullary Syndrome.
Treatments for Medial Medullary Syndrome: see treatments for Medial Medullary Syndrome
Research for Medial Medullary Syndrome: see research for Medial Medullary Syndrome

Name and Aliases of Medial Medullary Syndrome

Main name of condition: Medial Medullary Syndrome

Other names or spellings for Medial Medullary Syndrome:

Dejerine syndrome, inferior alternating syndrome, hypoglossal alternating hemiplegia, MMS

MMS
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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