Magnetic resonance imaging in wallenberg’s lateral medullary syndrome

Mark A. Ross, Jose Biller, Harold P. Adams, Val Dunn

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Abstract

Four patients with a clinical diagnosis of Wallenberg’s lateral medullary syndrome were studied with both Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and cranial Computed Tomography (CT). Using transverse images and both T1 and T2 — weighted sequences, MRI demonstrated a medullary infarction not seen on CT in all four cases. MRI also demonstrated a coexisting cerebellar infarction hi three cases which was unsuspected clinically and undetected by CT.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)542-545
Number of pages4
JournalStroke
Volume17
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - 1986

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Advanced and Specialized Nursing

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