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Wallenberg's syndrome following neck manipulation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2181339     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We describe 4 patients ages 28 to 41 with lateral medullary infarction (Wallenberg's syndrome) following chiropractic neck manipulation. In 3 patients, angiography documented dissection of the extracranial 3rd segment of the vertebral artery near the atlantoaxial joint. The onset of neurologic symptoms following manipulation varied from immediate to 4 days. All had good recovery with minor residual deficits. Although the association between chiropractic neck manipulation and vertebral-basilar artery distribution infarction is well known, we emphasize its occurrence in young healthy individuals without commonly regarded predisposing factors.
L R Frumkin; R W Baloh
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neurology     Volume:  40     ISSN:  0028-3878     ISO Abbreviation:  Neurology     Publication Date:  1990 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-05-07     Completed Date:  1990-05-07     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401060     Medline TA:  Neurology     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  611-5     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Neurology, University of California, Los Angeles 90024.
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MeSH Terms
Cerebral Angiography
Follow-Up Studies
Intracranial Embolism and Thrombosis / etiology*
Lateral Medullary Syndrome / diagnosis,  etiology*,  physiopathology
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Comment In:
Neurology. 1990 Dec;40(12):1910   [PMID:  2247248 ]

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