Funny turns in Young badminton player: A case of cerebellar infarction secondary to vertebral artery dissection

Authors

  • Bhupendra Shah Grande International hospital, Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Nawli Manandhar Grande International hospital, Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Raju Paudel Grande International hospital, Kathmandu, Nepal

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3126/jaim.v10i2.42194

Keywords:

Cerebellar infarction, dizziness, stroke, vertebral artery dissection

Abstract

Spontaneous vertebral artery dissection is a rare cause of cerebellar infarction. Common presentations of cerebellar artery infarction are dizziness and ataxia. We are reporting a case of a 31-year-old male who presented with acute onset dizziness while playing badminton, who was diagnosed as cerebellar vermis infarction secondary to vertebral artery dissection.  

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Author Biographies

Bhupendra Shah, Grande International hospital, Kathmandu, Nepal

Department of Neuroscience

Nawli Manandhar, Grande International hospital, Kathmandu, Nepal

Department of Neuroscience

Raju Paudel, Grande International hospital, Kathmandu, Nepal

Department of Neuroscience

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Published

2021-12-31

How to Cite

Shah, B., Manandhar, N., & Paudel, R. (2021). Funny turns in Young badminton player: A case of cerebellar infarction secondary to vertebral artery dissection. Journal of Advances in Internal Medicine, 10(2), 80–82. https://doi.org/10.3126/jaim.v10i2.42194

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Case Reports