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Case of the Day
Contributed by Dr Amit Chacko
In intensive care the patient was unresponsive with no observable cranial nerve function. Corneal and gag reflexes were also absent on examination. Due to the preservation of his cerebellar hemispheres he was presumed to have locked in syndrome. The cause of the haemorrhage was likely due to the patient's…
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