Ataxia and Headache in a Child: A Case of Acute Cerebellar Infarction.

@article{Hewett2017AtaxiaAH,
  title={Ataxia and Headache in a Child: A Case of Acute Cerebellar Infarction.},
  author={Kathryn M Hewett and Brett Lorenzetti and Benjamin F Jackson},
  journal={Pediatric emergency care},
  year={2017},
  volume={33 8},
  pages={570-572}
}
A 4-year-old female patient presents to the pediatric emergency department with acute onset of ataxia and occipital headache. Initial investigation, including computed tomography imaging, failed to demonstrate any focal neurologic lesion. Subsequent studies, however, reveal an acute thrombosis of the superior cerebellar artery. Further work up identified… CONTINUE READING