Definition of Locked-in syndrome

1. Noun. (medicine neurology) A rare, severe physical disorder in which a person cannot speak and is paralyzed—with the possible exception of some voluntary eye movement—while his or her mental faculties remain fully intact. ¹



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Medical Definition of Locked-in syndrome

1. Basis pontis infarct resulting in tetraplegia, horizontal ophthalmoplegia, dysphagia, and facial diplegia with preserved consciousness; caused by basilar artery occlusion. Synonym: pseudocoma. (05 Mar 2000)

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