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Medical Term:

locked-in syndrome

 

Definition: basis pontis infarct resulting in tetraplegia, horizontal ophthalmoplegia, dysphagia, and facial diplegia with preserved consciousness; caused by basilar artery occlusion.

Synonym(s): pseudocoma

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