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Basilar artery atherosclerosis and hypertensive small vessel disease in isolated pontine infarctions: a study based on high-resolution MRI.
|Title||Basilar artery atherosclerosis and hypertensive small vessel disease in isolated pontine infarctions: a study based on high-resolution MRI.|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2013|
|Authors||Feng C, Xu Y, Bai X, Hua T, Li Q, Tang G-Y, Chen Y-J, Liu X-Y, Huang J|
Isolated pontine infarctions are classified as paramedian pontine infarction (PPI) and lacunar pontine infarction (LPI), usually attributed to basilar artery (BA) atherosclerosis and small vessel disease (SVD), respectively. Recently, researchers found BA atherosclerotic plaques in LPI and made the pathogenesis of LPI confusing.
|Alternate Journal||Eur. Neurol.|