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Ischaemic pontomedullary transection with incomplete locked-in syndrome. A case report with MRI.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8327104     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We describe a case of incomplete locked-in syndrome (LIS) due to basilar artery thrombosis, in which MRI showed a complete, sharply demarcated infarct at the pontomedullary junction. This supports experimental data showing that the lower reticular formation is not critical for the maintenance of consciousness. To our knowledge, this is the first reported case of ischaemic pontomedullary transection with LIS.
N Latronico; A Tansini; G F Gualandi; R Gasparotti; M Bochicchio; A Chiesa; A Candiani
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neuroradiology     Volume:  35     ISSN:  0028-3940     ISO Abbreviation:  Neuroradiology     Publication Date:  1993  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-08-06     Completed Date:  1993-08-06     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  1302751     Medline TA:  Neuroradiology     Country:  GERMANY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  332-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Anesthesiology-Intensive Care, University of Brescia, Italy.
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MeSH Terms
Brain Ischemia / diagnosis*
Cerebral Angiography
Cerebral Infarction / diagnosis*
Intracranial Embolism and Thrombosis / diagnosis*
Medulla Oblongata / blood supply*
Middle Aged
Pons / blood supply*
Quadriplegia / diagnosis*
Vertebrobasilar Insufficiency / diagnosis*

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