What is the role of brainstem auditory evoked potential (BAEP) testing in the workup of brainstem stroke?

Updated: Oct 25, 2019
  • Author: Andrew B Evans, MD; Chief Editor: Selim R Benbadis, MD  more...
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The response to BAEP studies is variable in cases of brainstem stroke; some lesions cause abnormal latencies, and some do not (eg, negative BAEP in lateral medullary syndrome).


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