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European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 2012 March;48(1):167-8

Copyright © 2012 EDIZIONI MINERVA MEDICA

language: English

Wallenberg Syndrome following neck cracking: a case report

Değirmenci E. 1, İpek M. 1, Kiroğlu Y. 2, Oğuzhanoğlu A. 1

1 Department of Neurology, Pamukkale University, Faculty of Medicine, Denizli, Turkey; 2 Department of Radiology, Pamukkale University, Faculty of Medicine, Denizli, Turkey


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Cracking the neck is an age-old practice in contravention of its dangerous affects. One of these affects is Brain stem strokes and in this report we describe a patient with Wallenberg syndrome due to neck cracking who is the one of the rare cases in the literature.

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