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Basilar Artery Occlusion

Pruthvi Patel, Deepak Gupta, Anchin Kalia, Anil Panwar, Yudhishther Kuntal, Vaishali Sharai, Manjeet Manjet, Shikha Yadav, Naveen Yadav, Navin Chhaba, Pushpendra Chauhan

Keywords : Basilar artery, Cerebellum, Infarction, Lower motor neuron palsy, Pons

Citation Information : Patel P, Gupta D, Kalia A, Panwar A, Kuntal Y, Sharai V, Manjet M, Yadav S, Yadav N, Chhaba N, Chauhan P. Basilar Artery Occlusion. J Mahatma Gandhi Univ Med Sci Tech 2022; 7 (2):55-56.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10057-0210

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 27-02-2023

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2022; The Author(s).


Basilar artery occlusion is rare, accounting for approximately 1% of ischemic strokes characterized by pons and cerebellum infarction. Symptoms range from paresthesia and oculomotor symptoms to locked-in syndrome. Here, we report a rare case of basilar artery infarction in a 79-year-old female patient who presented with a right-sided lower motor neuron-type facial nerve palsy. This case is being reported to highlight the neuroimaging and clinical features of this condition.

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