Atypical features and prognosis of Wallenberg syndrome: Longitudinal study

C. A. Defanti, P. Tiraboschi, L. C. Erli, A. Brambilla, B. Felice

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Abstract

The lessons of a retrospective study of 24 consecutive cases of Wallenberg syndrome observed during a 6-year span are described: the high frequency of signs and symptoms not considered typical, such as headache, diplopia, supranuclear homolateral facial paresis and homolateral brachiocrural hemiparesis; the unfavorable short term course in a high percentage of cases, and the risk of sudden respiratory arrest.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)547-550
Number of pages4
JournalItalian Journal of Neurological Sciences
Volume9
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1988

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Lateral Medullary Syndrome
Diplopia
Facial Paralysis
Paresis
Curriculum
Signs and Symptoms
Headache
Longitudinal Studies
Retrospective Studies

Keywords

  • Lateral medullary infarction
  • respiratory arrest
  • Wallenberg syndrome

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)
  • Clinical Neurology

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Atypical features and prognosis of Wallenberg syndrome : Longitudinal study. / Defanti, C. A.; Tiraboschi, P.; Erli, L. C.; Brambilla, A.; Felice, B.

In: Italian Journal of Neurological Sciences, Vol. 9, No. 6, 12.1988, p. 547-550.

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Defanti, C. A. ; Tiraboschi, P. ; Erli, L. C. ; Brambilla, A. ; Felice, B. / Atypical features and prognosis of Wallenberg syndrome : Longitudinal study. In: Italian Journal of Neurological Sciences. 1988 ; Vol. 9, No. 6. pp. 547-550.
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