Circumscribed unilateral lower pontine lesion

Gormley, K. M.; Gutowski, N. J.
December 2004
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;Dec2004, Vol. 75 Issue 12, p1707
Academic Journal
The article focuses on a case study of a 41 year old woman with no past medical history who developed a viral illness 2 weeks before presentation. Five days before presentation she complained of numbness in the left hand and foot, and slight unsteadiness. Trigeminal function including corneal reflex was intact, there was a right lower motor neurone facial weakness, and right sensorineural deafness. The limbs had normal tone and power. There was a slight reduction left dorsal column signs. Classical syndromes such as Foville's syndrome include a contralateral hemiplegia.


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