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Descriptor English: Locked-In Syndrome
Descriptor Spanish: Síndrome de Enclaustramiento
Descriptor síndrome de enclaustramiento
Entry term(s) desconexión cerebrobulboespinal
síndrome de cautiverio
síndrome del encerrado en si mismo
síndrome del enclaustrado
síndrome pontino ventral
Scope note: Trastorno neuromuscular adquirido que se caracteriza por la parálisis completa de los músculos voluntarios y de los NERVIOS CRANEALES inferiores excepto por movimientos voluntarios limitados de los ojos. Se debe a diversas desconexiones cerebroespinales en o cerca del PUENTE y de la FOSA CRANEAL POSTERIOR, generalmente de forma secundaria a hemorragia o infarto pontinos. Debido a que la función cognitiva está intacta, en ocasiones se denomina estado de seudocoma.
Descriptor Portuguese: Síndrome do Encarceramento
Descriptor French: Syndrome de désefférentation
Entry term(s): Cerebromedullospinal Disconnection
Cerebromedullospinal Disconnections
Locked In Syndrome
Locked-In Syndromes
Ventral Pontine Syndrome
Ventral Pontine Syndromes
Tree number(s): C10.597.622.760.500
C10.668.416
C23.888.592.636.786.500
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000080422
Scope note: Acquired neuromuscular disorder characterized by complete paralysis of voluntary muscles and lower CRANIAL NERVES except for limited voluntary eye movements. It is due to various cerebrospinal disconnections at or near the PONS and the POSTERIOR CRANIAL FOSSA, typically secondary to pontine hemorrhage or infarct. Because cognitive function is intact it is sometimes referred to as a pseudocoma state.
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 2020; see QUADRIPLEGIA 1981-2019
History Note: 2020(1981)
DeCS ID: 59297
Unique ID: D000080422
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Date Established: 2020/01/01
Date of Entry: 2019/07/08
Revision Date: 2019/04/29
Locked-In Syndrome - Preferred
Concept UI M0018312
Scope note Acquired neuromuscular disorder characterized by complete paralysis of voluntary muscles and lower CRANIAL NERVES except for limited voluntary eye movements. It is due to various cerebrospinal disconnections at or near the PONS and the POSTERIOR CRANIAL FOSSA, typically secondary to pontine hemorrhage or infarct. Because cognitive function is intact it is sometimes referred to as a pseudocoma state.
Preferred term Locked-In Syndrome
Entry term(s) Cerebromedullospinal Disconnection
Cerebromedullospinal Disconnections
Locked In Syndrome
Locked-In Syndromes
Ventral Pontine Syndrome
Ventral Pontine Syndromes



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