• Four young, otherwise healthy men developed the signs and symptoms of lateral medullary ischemia following extraordinary outdoor exercise. The syndrome was short-lived, with excellent long-term prognosis. We suggest that the designation "benign lateral medullary syndrome" is appropriate for this transient nonrecurring state.
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