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Cerebellar infarction in the superior cerebellar artery distribution.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3990968     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Three patients with CT and angiographic documentation of cerebellar infarction in the superior cerebellar artery distribution had ataxic gait with little or no vertigo. Limb ataxia occurred in two patients. Transient chorea and signs of pontine infarction were also noted. CT demonstrated infarcts on the upper surface of a cerebellar hemisphere and/or vermis. Angiograms disclosed occlusion of the top of the basilar artery in two cases and distal superior cerebellar artery (SCA) branches in one. One patient later died after distal basilar artery occlusion; the others recovered.
C S Kase; J L White; J N Joslyn; J P Williams; J P Mohr
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neurology     Volume:  35     ISSN:  0028-3878     ISO Abbreviation:  Neurology     Publication Date:  1985 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1985-05-30     Completed Date:  1985-05-30     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401060     Medline TA:  Neurology     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  705-11     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Ataxia / etiology
Cerebellum / blood supply*,  radiography
Cerebral Angiography
Cerebral Infarction / complications,  diagnosis*,  radiography
Chorea / etiology
Intracranial Embolism and Thrombosis / complications,  diagnosis,  radiography
Middle Aged
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Vertebrobasilar Insufficiency / complications,  diagnosis,  radiography
Vertigo / etiology

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