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Neuro Wallenberg versus ASA versus AICA

Don't really understand Anterior spinal artery syndrome, PICA syndrome, and AICA syndrome.

Any easy way to remember those deficits?... the best way i can distinguish them is by the cranial nerve palsy, but its hard though...
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try to imagine that , but in General PICA has symptoms of cranial n as dysphagia , ptosis hoarseness of voice
ASA has contralateral loss of proprioception(not sure need to review)
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Wallenberg's Syndrome (shared by Saurav Jain)

aka PICASa (picasa) = Posterior Inferior Cerebellar Artery Syndrome

characterized by: " Wallenberg DAD is Very Loving & Honest "

D ~ Dysphagia
A ~ Ataxia (wid tendency to fall to the involved side)
D ~ Dysphonia

V ~ Vertigo,Nausea, Vomiting

L ~ Loss of pain & temperature sensation on same side of face & contralateral side of limbs.

H ~ Horner's syndrome.

Sometimes visual mnemonics helps

Wallenberg versus ASA versus AICA-asb_lateral_medullary_syndrome.jpg
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At the end the neuroanatomy part they make a resume of those syndromes, really good...
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Wallenberg's Syndrome (shared by Saurav Jain)

aka PICASa (picasa) = Posterior Inferior Cerebellar Artery Syndrome

characterized by: " Wallenberg DAD is Very Loving & Honest "

D ~ Dysphagia
A ~ Ataxia (wid tendency to fall to the involved side)
D ~ Dysphonia

V ~ Vertigo,Nausea, Vomiting

L ~ Loss of pain & temperature sensation on same side of face & contralateral side of limbs.

H ~ Horner's syndrome.

Sometimes visual mnemonics helps

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Wow Amazing stuff!!! thanx!
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i thought kaplan did a great job explaining this
the brainstem chapter was very well written and set up
i am someone who struggles at neuro and that chapter made a lot of sense to me when i sat down and studied it
once you know what nerves come out where, and what arteries supply each region of the brainstem, you can easily deduce the effects of any of the syndromes.
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