Vertebrobasilar distribution stroke mimicking transtentorial herniation

C. A. Lipinski, E. R. Swanson

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Strokes in the vertebrobasilar arterial distribution may result in a variety of physical findings and can be challenging to diagnose. We report a case of a 60-year-old woman with infarction of the left midbrain, right pons, and bilateral thalami with physical findings resembling transtentorial herniation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)640-642
Number of pages3
JournalAnnals of emergency medicine
Issue number5
StatePublished - 1998

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Emergency Medicine


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