Basic Summary for Wallenberg's Syndrome


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Main name of condition: Wallenberg's Syndrome
Other names or spellings: Lateral Medullary Syndrome


What is Wallenberg's Syndrome?
  Brief description of Wallenberg's Syndrome: Neurological disorder affecting voice and swallowing.
  Parent types of Wallenberg's Syndrome: Artery conditions, Blood vessel conditions, Brain conditions
  Organs Affected by Wallenberg's Syndrome: brain, nerves, blood vessels, artery
How serious is Wallenberg's Syndrome?
  Prognosis of Wallenberg's Syndrome: Individuals with Wallenberg's syndrome may experience a lessening of their symptoms as a result of medical intervention. For some patients, symptoms dissipate after a few weeks of treatment. 1
What causes Wallenberg's Syndrome?
  Cause of Wallenberg's Syndrome: Artery blockage in a vertebra or in the brain.
What are the symptoms of Wallenberg's Syndrome?
  Symptoms of Wallenberg's Syndrome: see symptoms of Wallenberg's Syndrome
How is it treated?
  Treatments for Wallenberg's Syndrome: see treatments for Wallenberg's Syndrome

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

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