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Lateral Medullary Syndrome (Wallenberg's Syndrome) Summary

Description: 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)

Also Known As: Wallenberg's Syndrome; Syndrome, Wallenberg; Wallenberg Syndrome; Dorsolateral Medullary Syndrome; Vieseaux-Wallenberg Syndrome Show All >>

Networked: 34 relevant articles (0 outcomes, 0 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Lateral Medullary Syndrome

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Myeloblastin (Proteinase 3) : 1 result : IBA
  2. Technetium Tc 99m Exametazime (Ceretec) : 1 result : FDA 1
  3. Phenytoin (Dilantin) : 1 result : FDA 9 Generic
  4. Carbon Monoxide : 1 result : IBA
  5. Baclofen : 1 result : FDA 31 Generic
  6. Aspirin (Acetylsalicylic Acid) : 1 result : FDA 80 Generic
  7. Antibodies : 1 result : IBA
  8. Anti-Idiotypic Antibodies : 1 result : IBA
  9. alpha-Fetoproteins (AFP) : 1 result : IBA
  10. Adrenal Cortex Hormones (Corticosteroids) : 1 result : IBA
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Diseases Related to Lateral Medullary Syndrome

  1. Pain (Aches)
  2. Deglutition Disorders (Dysphagia)
  3. Atherosclerosis
  4. Stroke (Strokes)
  5. Trigeminal Nerve Diseases (Trigeminal Nerve Disorders)
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Key Therapies for Lateral Medullary Syndrome

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  1. Chiropractic Manipulation : 3 results
  2. Catheters : 2 results
  3. Lasers (Laser) : 2 results
  4. Endovascular Procedures : 1 result
  5. Sternotomy : 1 result
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