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Descriptor English:   Lateral Medullary Syndrome 
Descriptor Spanish:   Síndrome Medular Lateral 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Síndrome Medular Lateral 
Synonyms English:   Dorsolateral Medullary Syndrome
Lateral Bulbar Syndrome
Lateral Medullary Syndromes
Medullary Syndrome, Dorsolateral
Posterior Inferior Cerebellar Artery Syndrome
Syndrome, Vieseaux-Wallenberg
Syndrome, Wallenberg
Syndromes, Lateral Medullary
Vieseaux Wallenberg Syndrome
Vieseaux-Wallenberg Syndrome
Wallenberg Syndrome
Wallenberg's Syndrome
Wallenbergs Syndrome  
Tree Number:   C10.228.140.300.150.477.100.500
C10.228.140.300.775.200.100.500
C14.907.253.092.477.100.500
C14.907.253.855.200.100.500
Definition English:   INFARCTION of the dorsolateral aspect of MEDULLA OBLONGATA in the BRAIN STEM. It is caused by occlusion of the VERTEBRAL ARTERY and/or the posterior inferior cerebellar artery. Clinical manifestations vary with the size of infarction, but may include loss of pain and temperature sensation in the ipsilateral face and contralateral body below the chin; ipsilateral HORNER SYNDROME; ipsilateral ATAXIA; DYSARTHRIA; VERTIGO; nausea, hiccup; dysphagia; and VOCAL CORD PARALYSIS. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p801) 
History Note English:   2000 (1964) 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   15255 
Unique Identifier:   D014854 

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