• Medicine
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    Rozhledy v chirurgii…
    2003

[Cranial nerve vascular compression syndromes and neurogenic hypertension].

@article{Plas2003CranialNV,
  title={[Cranial nerve vascular compression syndromes and neurogenic hypertension].},
  author={Jacques Plas},
  journal={Rozhledy v chirurgii : mesicnik Ceskoslovenske chirurgicke spolecnosti},
  year={2003},
  volume={82 3},
  pages={
          123-8
        }
}
The presented paper is a review of syndromes which till recently had an obscure cause and still have attributes such as "primary" or "essential". Their common denominator is vascular compression of the roots of the appropriate cephalic nerves. The syndromes include trigeminal neuralgia, glossopharyngeal neuralgia, hemifacial spasm, some forms of tinnitus and vertigo, exceptionally toricollis. Vascular compression of the ventrolateral oblongata on the left leads to neurogenic hypertension. The… CONTINUE READING