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Lateral Medullary Syndrome

Introduction: Lateral Medullary Syndrome

Description of Lateral Medullary Syndrome

Lateral Medullary Syndrome (medical condition): A rare neurological condition caused by a stroke (involving the cerebellar...more »

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Wallenberg's Syndrome:
  »Introduction: Wallenberg's Syndrome
  »Symptoms of Wallenberg's Syndrome
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Lateral Medullary Syndrome: Infarction of the dorsolateral aspect of the medulla due to occlusion of the vertebral artery and/or the posterior inferior cerebellar artery. Clinical manifestations vary with the size of infarction, but may include loss of pain and temperature sensation in the ipsilateral face and contralateral body below the chin; ipsilateral HORNER SYNDROME; ipsilateral ATAXIA; DYSARTHRIA; VERTIGO; nausea, hiccup; dysphagia; and VOCAL CORD PARALYSIS. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p801)
Source: Diseases Database

Lateral Medullary Syndrome: Infarction of the dorsolateral aspect of the medulla due to occlusion of the vertebral artery and/or the posterior inferior cerebellar artery. Clinical manifestations vary with the size of infarction, but may include loss of pain and temperature sensation in the ipsilateral face and contralateral body below the chin; ipsilateral HORNER SYNDROME; ipsilateral ATAXIA; DYSARTHRIA; VERTIGO; nausea, hiccup; dysphagia; and VOCAL CORD PARALYSIS. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p801).
Source: MeSH 2007

Lateral Medullary Syndrome: Related Topics

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Lateral Medullary Syndrome: Rare Disease

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

Lateral 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 Lateral Medullary Syndrome, or a subtype of Lateral Medullary Syndrome, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Lateral Medullary Syndrome as a Disease

Lateral Medullary Syndrome: Another name for Wallenberg's Syndrome (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Wallenberg's Syndrome
  »Symptoms of Wallenberg's Syndrome
  »Treatments for Wallenberg's Syndrome

Lateral Medullary Syndrome: Related Diseases

Lateral Medullary Syndrome: Lateral Medullary Syndrome is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Symptoms of Lateral Medullary Syndrome (Wallenberg's Syndrome)

Some of the symptoms of Lateral Medullary Syndrome incude:

Treatments for Lateral Medullary Syndrome (Wallenberg's Syndrome)

Treatments for Lateral Medullary Syndrome (Wallenberg's Syndrome) include:

Treatment of Lateral Medullary Syndrome: For more treatment information about Lateral Medullary Syndrome, see treatment of Wallenberg's Syndrome (Lateral Medullary Syndrome)

Lateral Medullary Syndrome: Article Excerpts about Wallenberg's Syndrome

Wallenberg's syndrome is a neurological disorder characterized by swallowing difficulties and... (Source: excerpt from NINDS Wallenberg's Syndrome Information Page: NINDS)

Lateral Medullary Syndrome: Related Disease Topics

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Terms Similar to Lateral Medullary Syndrome:

Source: Diseases Database

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Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Lateral Medullary Syndrome

Source - MeSH 2007

Hierarchical classifications of Lateral Medullary Syndrome

The following list attempts to classify Lateral Medullary Syndrome into categories where each line is subset of the next.

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MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

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