Auditory hallucination in basilar occlusion: I heard it was the basilar

  title={Auditory hallucination in basilar occlusion: I heard it was the basilar},
  author={Siew Mei Yap and Gerald Wyse and J. Nicholas P. Higgins and Eoin O'Brien and Simon Cronin},
  journal={Practical Neurology},
  pages={142 - 145}
Acute basilar artery occlusion is a neurological emergency. Unlike anterior circulation stroke presenting with hemiparesis, the symptoms of basilar artery occlusion are challenging to recognise in the emergency setting. Basilar artery occlusion can rarely lead to ischaemia of the auditory pathways, resulting in bizarre, positive auditory hallucinations. Here, we report two cases of basilar artery occlusion presenting with positive auditory phenomena; in both cases the auditory phenomenon… 
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