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Other Names for this Disease
- Lateral medullary syndrome
- PICA syndrome
- Posterior inferior cerebellar artery syndrome
- Vertebral artery syndrome
- Wallenberg's syndrome
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Horner syndrome. It is often caused by a brain stem stroke. Treatment generally focuses on the specific signs and symptoms present and may include use of a feeding tube for swallowing difficulty, speech and/or swallowing therapy, and medication for pain.Wallenberg syndrome is a condition that affects the nervous system. Signs and symptoms may include swallowing difficulty; hoarseness; dizziness; nausea; vomiting; quick involuntary eye movements (nystagmus); balance and coordination problems; and
Last updated: 3/16/2012
- NINDS Wallenberg's Syndrome Information Page. National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS). February 15, 2007; http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/wallenbergs/wallenbergs.htm. Accessed 3/13/2012.
- Love BB, Biller J. Neurovascular System. In: Goetz CG. Textbook of Clinical Neurology, 3rd ed. Philadelphia, PA: Saunders; 2007;
- The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) collects and disseminates research information related to neurological disorders. Click on the link to view information on this topic.
- MedlinePlus provides much more information on stroke in general. MedlinePlus is a Web site designed by the National Library of Medicine to help you research your health questions.
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- PubMed is a searchable database of medical literature and lists journal articles that discuss Wallenberg syndrome. Click on the link to view a sample search on this topic.