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Post traumatic extracranial vertebral artery dissection with locked-in syndrome: a case with MRI documentation and unusually favourable outcome.
  1. A D Rae-Grant,
  2. F Lin,
  3. B A Yaeger,
  4. P Barbour,
  5. L P Levitt,
  6. J E Castaldo,
  7. M C Lester
  1. Division of Neurology, Lehigh Valley Hospital Center, Allentown, PA.


    A patient with a right vertebral artery dissection occurring after minor head trauma progressed to a massive pontine infarction. An unusually favourable outcome and MRI imaging are discussed.

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