Lateral medullary syndrome

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What is lateral medullary syndrome?

Lateral medullary syndrome is a specific type of stroke that occurs in the brain stem. A stroke refers to an injury in the brain that occurs when flow of blood to brain tissue is interrupted by a clogged or ruptured artery, causing brain tissue to die because of lack of nutrients and oxygen.

Common symptoms reported by people with lateral medullary syndrome

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

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Treatments taken by people with lateral medullary syndrome

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Compare treatments taken by people with lateral medullary syndrome

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Who has lateral medullary syndrome on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 0
40s 0
50s 2
60s 1
70+ 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 2
Female 1

These charts show data from lateral medullary syndrome patients who have completed their condition history
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