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basilar artery occlusion symptoms

A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ekizian
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Basilar migraine: The most common symptoms of basilar-type migraine in order of decreasing frequency include vertigo (sensation of environment spinning around you), dys ... Read More
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Dr. Jonathan Dissin
39 years experience Neurology
Varied: In about 25% of patients, vertigo, slurred speech, and diplopia imply altered brainstem function. Commonly in adolescent women but also in others, to ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shaym Puppala
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Meds, reduce risks: This is generally from narrowing/blockage of the arteries to the back of the brain. Symptoms of this can vary, but often include dizziness, difficult ... Read More
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
23 years experience Neurology
See below: Usually it is from atherosclerosis, then control of hypertension, lipid abnormality, stop smoking, diabetes, obesity, cardiac control anti platelet ag ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
VBI: Refers to a temporary set of symptoms due to decreased blood flow in the posterior circulation of the brain. The posterior circulation supplies blood ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
19 years experience Neurology
Basilar for brainstm: The top of the basilar artery is like a fork in the road. When a blood clot affects this area, small strokes can occur in the brainstem, causing numb ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
34 years experience Neurology
Twisty.: Usually not a problem.
A 74-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Why ?: If basilar artery is not occluded why is the reason to stent it, .
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brijesh Chandwani
11 years experience Pain Management
BAM: Basilar artery migraines are an uncommon type of severe headaches which are accompanied by neurological signs (like vertigo, dizziness) and typically ... Read More
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A 74-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Reeves
30 years experience Neurology
No: Once occluded, stenting can't be done.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
23 years experience Neurology
Yes: It can happen.
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Dissin
39 years experience Neurology
Brainstem origin: More common in woman, is associated with an aura of < than one hour followed by a headache. The aura produces a field cut (loss of vision) leading to ... Read More
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