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Locked-in syndrome
  1. C SANTOSH
  1. Department of Neuroradiology
  2. Southern General Hospital
  3. Glasgow, UK
  4. csantosh{at}doctors.org.uk

    Axial T2 weighted magnetic resonance image scans through the pons (A) and ponto-mesencephalic junction (B) of a patient with a locked-in syndrome demonstrate an infarct, seen as hyperintensity, involving the left superior cerebellum, right pons and left dorsal pons, and the ponto-mesencephalic junction. The arteries involved are the left superior cerebellar artery and some basilar perforators.

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    Axial T2 weighted magnetic resonance image scans through the pons (A) and ponto-mesencephalic junction (B) of a patient with a locked-in syndrome demonstrate an infarct, seen as hyperintensity, involving the left superior cerebellum, right pons and left dorsal pons, and the ponto-mesencephalic junction. The arteries involved are the left superior cerebellar artery and some basilar perforators.

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