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Medulla compression caused by vertebral artery dolichoectasia
  1. J H Roh,
  2. Y S Koo,
  3. S-H Jang,
  4. M H Park
  1. Department of Neurology, Korea University College of Medicine, Korea
  1. Dr M H Park, Department of Neurology, Korea University Ansan Hospital, Gojan-1-dong, Danwon-gu, Ansan-city, Gyeonggi-do (425–707), South Korea; parkmuno{at}yahoo.co.kr

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A 75-year-old man was admitted with recently developed hiccough and a 1 year history of ataxia. He denied drug overuse, stroke, head trauma and a family history of ataxia. He had hypertension for 10 years. He showed left-sided ptosis, miosis, right-sided hypaesthesia and bilateral limb ataxia, which was more prominent on the left side. He lost balance and leaned to …

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