Locked-in syndrome

A neurologic syndrome with preserved consciousness, quadriplegia, mutism, paralysis of the lower cranial nerves, preserved vertical gaze and upper eyelid movement (bauer G).

Most cases due to ventral pontine infarction with disruption of brainstem corticospinal, corticobulbar, and corticofacial pathways.

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