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Isolated vertiginous dysequilibrium due to bilateral caudal cerebellar infarction.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7707469     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We present a 74-year-old woman who developed a sudden onset of vertigo, vomiting, and axial retropulsion without limb ataxia. A clinical diagnosis of acute peripheral labyrinthine lesion was made initially. However, magnetic resonance imaging demonstrated a small infarct area involving the caudal part of the cerebellar vermis and medial cerebellar hemispheres on both sides. We emphasize that a cautious attitude should be taken in managing patients with isolated vestibular dysfunction, especially in aged person or those associated with stroke risk factor.
Authors:
S H Lin; Y Y Chang; M Y Lan; F M Wang; W H Chen; J S Liu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Gaoxiong yi xue ke xue za zhi = The Kaohsiung journal of medical sciences     Volume:  11     ISSN:  0257-5655     ISO Abbreviation:  Gaoxiong Yi Xue Ke Xue Za Zhi     Publication Date:  1995 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-05-10     Completed Date:  1995-05-10     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8603880     Medline TA:  Gaoxiong Yi Xue Ke Xue Za Zhi     Country:  TAIWAN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  186-90     Citation Subset:  D; IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Neurology, Kaohsiung Medical College, Taiwan, Republic of China.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Cerebellar Diseases / complications*
Cerebellum / blood supply
Cerebral Infarction / complications*
Female
Humans
Vertigo / etiology*

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