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Neurological Sciences

, Volume 37, Issue 7, pp 1167–1168 | Cite as

Rabbit syndrome associated with medullary compression by vertebral artery

  • Hyung-Eun Park
  • Ji-Eun Lee
  • Byung-chul Son
  • Joong-Seok KimEmail author
Letter to the Editor

Keywords

Vertebral Artery Direct Compression Vestibular Symptom Neuroleptic Medication Structural Brain Abnormality 
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Notes

Compliance with ethical standards

Conflict of interest

The authors have no conflicts of interest or financial support to report.

Patient consent

The patients have consented to the submission of the case report to the journal.

Supplementary material

Video segment 1: The patient had perioral tremor with a frequency of 2-Hz around the right side of the nose and upper lip. In addition, uvular and tongue deviation to the right side were also found. (WMV 31710 kb)

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hyung-Eun Park
    • 1
  • Ji-Eun Lee
    • 1
  • Byung-chul Son
    • 2
  • Joong-Seok Kim
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of Neurology, Seoul St. Mary’s Hospital, College of MedicineThe Catholic University of KoreaSeoulRepublic of Korea
  2. 2.Department of Neurosurgery, College of MedicineThe Catholic University of KoreaSeoulRepublic of Korea

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