Pathological Yawning in Patients with Acute Middle Cerebral Artery Infarction: Prognostic Significance and Association with the Infarct Location


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GÜNDOĞDU A. A. , ÖZDEMİR A. Ö. , ÖZKAN S.

BALKAN MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.37, no.1, pp.24-28, 2020 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 37 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/balkanmedj.galenos.2019.2019.7.49
  • Journal Name: BALKAN MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, CAB Abstracts, CINAHL, EMBASE, MEDLINE, Veterinary Science Database, Directory of Open Access Journals, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.24-28
  • Keywords: Anterior cerebral circulation, infarct location, middle cerebral artery infarction, pathological yawning, prognosis, STROKE, SYMPTOM
  • Eskisehir Osmangazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background: Pathological yawning is a compulsive, frequent, repetitive yawning triggered by a specific reason besides fatigue or boredom. It may be related to introgenic, neurologic, psychiatric, gastrointestinal, or metabolic disorders. Moreover, it could also be seen in the course of an ischemic stroke.