Motor Disorders Due to Lesions of the Central Nervous System

  • J. Hellemans
  • G. Vantrappen
Part of the Handbuch der inneren Medizin book series (INNEREN, volume 3)


Lesions of the vagal nuclei of the brainstem may be caused by various diseases. Although disturbance of the swallowing act is one of the most prominent symp toms these lesions usually cause other neurological disorders also.


Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Motor Neuron Disease Esophageal Motility Posterior Inferior Cerebellar Artery Peristaltic Wave 
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