Medial medullary stroke

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Presentation

Right upper and lower limb weakness and right facial droop.

Patient Data

Age: 85 years
Gender: Male
MRI

There is a focus of abnormal restricted diffusion in the anterior left medulla in keeping with an acute medial medullary infarct.

Case Discussion

Staggering how small a stroke can be to have profound symptoms, in this case an incomplete medial medullary syndrome

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Case information

rID: 38568
Published: 16th Jun 2016
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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