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Central nervous system and BrainLocked-in Syndrome

Locked-in syndrome is a rare neurological disorder caused by complete paralysis of the voluntary muscles in a body except for the eye muscles.

The indications for the Locked-in syndrome include:

• Paralysis of the body muscles

• Paralysis of the lower cranial nerves

• Inability to move

• Inability to show any facial expressions

• Inability to communicate except by coded eye movements

• Possibility of vertical eye movement i.e., blinking of the eye.

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