Locked-in Syndrome

Marco de Innocentis mdeinnocentisNOmdSPAM at hotmail.com.invalid
Sun Jun 18 19:55:04 EST 2000


I have recently been reading a lot on the so-called locked-in
syndrome, where following a stroke in the brain stem a person
is often left completely paralised except for one or both eyes.
Why are the eyes usually spared from the overall paralysis?
Are there any reported cases in which a person is 100%
paralised but there is still normal brain activity?
Thanks,

Marco
mdeinnocentis at hotmail.com

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