Medical Dictionary: Lateral Medullary Syndrome

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Lateral Medullary Syndrome: Another name for Wallenberg's Syndrome.
Lateral Medullary Syndrome (condition): Neurological disorder affecting voice and swallowing.

Lateral Medullary Syndrome: Wallenberg's syndrome is a neurological disorder characterized by swallowing difficulties and hoarseness which results from paralysis of a portion of the vocal cord. The disorder is generally caused by a blockage in a vertebral or cerebellar artery. 1

More information on medical condition: Wallenberg's Syndrome:

1. excerpt from NINDS Wallenberg's Syndrome Information Page: NINDS

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