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  • Print publication year: 2014
  • Online publication date: June 2014

Case 16 - Neck pain and upper arm paresis

from Section 2 - Uncommon cases of stroke

Current review

Arnold M, Kurmann R, Galimanis A, et al. Differences in demographic characteristics and risk factors in patients with spontaneous vertebral artery dissections with and without ischemic events. Stroke 2010; 41: 802–4.

Suggested reading

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Dubard T, Pouchot J, Lamy C, et al. Upper limb peripheral deficits due to extracranialvertebral artery dissection. Cerebrovasc Dis 1994; 4: 88–91.
Hardmeier M, Haller S, Steck A, et al. Vertebral artery dissection presenting with fifth cervical root (C5) radiculopathy. J Neurol 2007; 254: 672–3.
McGillion SF, Weston-Simons S, Harvey JR. Vertebral artery dissection presenting with multilevel combined sensorimotor radiculopathy: a case report and literature review.J Spinal Disord Tech 2009; 22: 456–8.
Tabatabai G, Schöber W, Ernemann U, Weller M, Krüger R. Vertebral artery dissection presenting with ispilateral acute C5 and C6 sensorimotor radiculopathy: a case report. Cases J 2008; 1: 139.