Mondo Description A syndrome caused by an infarct in the vertebral or posterior inferior cerebellar artery. It is characterized by sensory defects affecting the same side of the face as the infarct and the opposite side of the trunk as the infarct. Patients experience difficulty swallowing and/or speaking.
Disease Ontology Description A brain stem infarction that is characterized by hoarseness, dizziness, nausea, located_in the lateral part of the medulla oblongata that develops from a blockage in the posterior inferior cerebellar artery or one of its branches or of the vertebral artery, has_symptom vertigo, has_symptom ipsilateral cerebellar signs, has_symptom contralateral sensory deficits of limbs and torso, has_symptom ipsilateral sensory deficits of face, has_symptom laryngeal, pharyngeal, and palatal hemiparalysis, has_symptom ipsilateral Horner's syndrome.
Mondo Term and Equivalent IDs
MONDO:0006827: lateral medullary syndrome