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Riv Neurol. 1991 Mar-Apr;61(2):66-70.

[De-afferented state syndrome (locked-in syndrome) following sudden cervical sprain trauma during a karate training session].

[Article in Italian]

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Clinica Neurologica, Università di Modena.

Abstract

The paper describes a patient, who developed a "locked-in" syndrome following a cervical trauma occurred during karate training. The neurological picture was determined by an ischemic lesion of the ventral pontine region. The pathophysiological aspects concerning the association between cervical trauma and athletic activities are discussed.

PMID:
1887199
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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