Prominent Somnolence and Cerebellar Syndrome in Subclavian Artery Thrombosis -- A Case Report

Goleman, Luis; Berginer, Vladimir M.; Szendro, Gabriel; Hoda, Jelinus; Louson, Zeev
December 1987
Angiology;Dec1987, Vol. 38 Issue 12, p912
Academic Journal
A patient suffering from acute left subclavian artery thrombosis presented with an unusual syndrome of prominent somnolence, right cerebellar signs, and left upper extremity ischemia. Clinical, angiologic, and electrophysiologic studies confirmed a brain stem and reticular formation dysfunction due to vertebrobasilar ischemia. Urgent thromboembolectomy led to neurologic improvement and satisfactory revascuiarization of the involved upper limb.


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