This case shows typical right medial inferior pontine acute infarction; consistent with medial inferior pontine (Foville) syndrome. Atrophic brain. This syndrome may result from lesions to the dorsal tegmentum of the lower What are the signs and symptoms of lower dorsal pontine (Foville) syndrome in. Foville’s syndrome with ipsilateral internuclear ophthalmoplegia was diagnosed and the patient received supportive treatment. The patient later complained of.

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And he has been discharge 10 days later. The treatment depends on the etiology found, so it is important to realize a complete work up. Pan Afr Med J. Received Aug 31; Accepted Nov 2.

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Click here to view. This case shows typical right medial inferior pontine acute infarction; consistent with medial inferior pontine Foville syndrome. Physical examination found paralysis of right oculomotor movements, right facial palsy, and left hemiparesis sparing the face which constitute the superior pons type of Foville syndrome.

Our patient presented hemorrhagic stroke of the right posterolateral part of the pons corresponding to the right lower tegmentum. Chindhuri Selvadurai assisted with clinical care of the patient, drafted the manuscript, and edited figure content. This section is empty. Case with hidden diagnosis.


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About Blog Go ad-free. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. We report a case of superior Foville syndrome due to a pontine hemorrhage synfrome a young patient.

Sashank Prasad assisted with filming the video content, revised the manuscript, and edited film and figure content. Few cases have been reported worldwide particularly in Africa. Please review our privacy policy. This page was last edited on 4 Decemberat Introduction The Superior Foville Syndrome is a rare clinical feature of stroke or brain hemorrhage. Daniel Gams Massi neurology resident is the corresponding author; I has followed the patient and written the case report.

Mouhamadou Mansour Ndiaye professor and head of neurology department encourage us in the choice of this case, in sydnrome writing and the reading. Infobox medical condition new Articles to be expanded from September All articles to be expanded Articles with empty sections from September All articles with empty sections Articles using small message boxes All stub articles. A Normal right gaze.

Migraine Familial hemiplegic Cluster Tension. The clinical manifestations were well correlated with anatomical involvement. Supplemental data at Neurology.

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Atrophic brain changes with peri-ventricular arteriosclerotic leukoencephalopathy and bilateral cerebral small chronic vessel disease. Full screen case with zyndrome diagnosis. Published online Dec 6. Views Read Edit View history.

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Retrieved from ” https: Inferior medial pontine syndrome Facial palsy. He was admitted on August in the Neurology Department of Fann National Teaching Hospital for an abrupt onset of left body side weakness five days before admission. Steven Feske translated the original article from French and revised the manuscript. Support Radiopaedia and see fewer ads. Brain herniation Reye’s Hepatic encephalopathy Toxic encephalopathy Hashimoto’s encephalopathy.

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Lesions of spinal cord and brain. Carotid artery stenosis cerebral: This syndrome suggests a lesion in lower pontine tegmentum [ 2 ]. The frequent causes found are infarction, hemorrhage, granuloma and tumor located in the pons [ 1 — 3 ]. Articles from Neurology are provided here courtesy of American Academy of Neurology. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.


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After seeing a similar patient inFoville 1 inferred that a lesion in the left dorsal pons affected the descending corticospinal tract before its decussation and the structures innervating the left lateral and right medial recti. Play Add to Share View revision history.

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