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Posterior inferior cerebellar artery syndrome

Introduction: Posterior inferior cerebellar artery syndrome

Description of Posterior inferior cerebellar artery syndrome

Posterior inferior cerebellar artery syndrome (medical condition): A rare neurological condition caused by a stroke (involving the...more »

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Wallenberg's Syndrome:
  »Introduction: Wallenberg's Syndrome
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Posterior inferior cerebellar artery 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)
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Posterior inferior cerebellar artery syndrome: Rare Disease

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Posterior inferior cerebellar artery syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Posterior inferior cerebellar artery syndrome, or a subtype of Posterior inferior cerebellar artery syndrome, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
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Posterior inferior cerebellar artery syndrome as a Disease

Posterior inferior cerebellar artery syndrome: Another name for Wallenberg's Syndrome (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Wallenberg's Syndrome
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Posterior inferior cerebellar artery syndrome: Related Diseases

Posterior inferior cerebellar artery syndrome: Posterior inferior cerebellar artery syndrome is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Symptoms of Posterior inferior cerebellar artery syndrome (Wallenberg's Syndrome)

Some of the symptoms of Posterior inferior cerebellar artery syndrome incude:

Treatments for Posterior inferior cerebellar artery syndrome (Wallenberg's Syndrome)

Treatments for Posterior inferior cerebellar artery syndrome (Wallenberg's Syndrome) include:

Treatment of Posterior inferior cerebellar artery syndrome: For more treatment information about Posterior inferior cerebellar artery syndrome, see treatment of Wallenberg's Syndrome (Posterior inferior cerebellar artery syndrome)

Posterior inferior cerebellar artery syndrome: Article Excerpts about Wallenberg's Syndrome

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

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