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Bickerstaff brainstem encephalitis

(bik′ĕr-staf″)

[Edwin R. Bickerstaff, U.K. physician, b. 1920]
An immunological disorder characterized by acute paralysis of the extraocular muscles, associated with ataxic gait, drowsiness, and extensor plantar reflexes or loss of sensation on one side of the body.

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Bickerstaff Brainstem Encephalitis." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/739633/all/Bickerstaff_brainstem_encephalitis.
Bickerstaff brainstem encephalitis. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/739633/all/Bickerstaff_brainstem_encephalitis. Accessed July 23, 2019.
Bickerstaff brainstem encephalitis. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/739633/all/Bickerstaff_brainstem_encephalitis
Bickerstaff Brainstem Encephalitis [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 July 23]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/739633/all/Bickerstaff_brainstem_encephalitis.
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