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Opalski’s syndrome
  1. Cerebrovascular Unit, Department of Neurology, Vall d’Hebron Hospital, Barcelona, Spain
  1. Dr J Montaner, Cerebrovascular Unit, Department of Neurology, Vall d′Hebron Hospital, Barcelona, Spain.

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When ipsilateral hemiplegia is associated with symptoms of a lateral medullary syndrome, it corresponds to the submedullary syndrome of Opalski.1 Some neuropathological case reports have shown that the infarction is located lower than that found in Wallenberg′s syndrome.2 Opalski’s syndrome has been attributed to an occlusion of the vertebral artery.3 …

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