Multiple cranial nerve palsies after head injury. A case report
- Benign Recurrent Sixth Nerve Palsy. Mickelson, Daren L.; Mills, Monte D. // American Orthoptic Journal;2000, Vol. 50, p126
Presents a case of benign recurrent sixth cranial nerve palsy in a young child. Clinical manifestations of the nerve paralysis; Etiology of benign sixth nerve palsy; Diagnosis; Treatment.
- Cranial Polyneuropathies in Multiple Sclerosis: Case Report and Literature Review. Thomas, Richard W.; Liening, Douglas A.; Auber, Andrew E.; Johnson, Robert E. // ENT: Ear, Nose & Throat Journal;Feb1999, Vol. 78 Issue 2, p118
Details a clinical case of a multiple cranial nerve functional deficits in a patient who initially was presumed to have suffered a brainstem infarct. History of the patient; Findings during magnetic resonance imaging; Causative factors on the development of multiple cranial nerve dysfunction.
- Sixth Nerve Palsy. Jenkins, Patricia F.; Tang, Rosa A.; Jenkins, S. Kyle // American Orthoptic Journal;2000, Vol. 50, p26
Provides information on sixth cranial nerve or abducens nerve palsy. Role of the nerve in the visual system; Anatomy of the nerve; Pathology of the disease; Diagnosis; Treatment.
- Jackson's syndrome. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p1244
A definition of the term "Jackson's syndrome" which refers to a dysfunction of cranial nerves X through XII caused by medullary lesions, resulting in unilateral muscle paralysis in the head, the mouth and the vocal cords is presented.
- Successful removal of an impacted metallic arrowhead penetrating up to the brainstem. Paramhans, Dharmdas; Shukla, Sapna; Batra, Ankur; Mathur, Raj K. // Journal of Emergencies, Trauma & Shock;Jul2010, Vol. 3 Issue 3, p347
A case of impacted metallic arrowhead in the brain through an unusual route of the neck and behind the external carotid artery to the base of the skull up to the brainstem is reported. Review of the literature reveals no previous reports of this type of injury. A 35-year-old man was admitted to...
- Multipl Sklerozda Kraniyal Nï¿½ropati. Sorgun, Mine Hayriye; Koer, Bilge; Kaplan, Funda; Yilmaz, Nesrin; Ycemen, Nezih; Ycesan, Canan // Turkish Journal of Neurology / Turk Noroloji Dergisi;Sep2011, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p137
Objective: It has been reported that cranial neuropathy findings could be seen in the neurologic examination of multiple sclerosis (MS) patients, although brain magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) may not reveal any lesion responsible for the cranial nerve involvement. The aim of this study was to...
- Gliomatosis Cerebri in Two Dogs. Plattner, Brandon L.; Kent, Marc; Summers, Brian; Platt, Simon R.; Freeman, A. Courtenay; Blas-Machado, Uriel; Clemans, Jessie; Cheville, Norman F.; Garcia-Tapia, David // Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association;Sep2012, Vol. 48 Issue 5, p359
The article describes two cases of gliomatosis cerebri (GC) presenting in a Saint Bernard and a rottweiler. The former presented with signs of left-sided vestibular and general proprioceptive ataxia and cranial nerve VII dysfunction, indicating a lesion affecting the brain stem. The latter...
- Transclival decompression of brainstem from a compressing coiled aneurysm of the midbasilar artery. Kourtopoulos, H.; Shamsgovara, P.; Dahlkvist, Å.; Jonasson, P. // Acta Neurochirurgica;Dec2005, Vol. 147 Issue 12, p1291
The authors present the case of a young woman, suffering from progressive tetraplegia, cranial nerve dysfunction, respiratory failure and lethargy due to radiographically demonstrated increased brainstem compression after coil embolization of an aneurysm of the midportion of the basilar artery....
- Cavernomas de tronco: desafio cirÃºrgico. de Aguiar, Paulo Henrique Pires; Zicarelli, Carlos Alexandre Martins; Isolan, Gustavo; Antunes, Ápio; Aires, Rogério; Georgeto, Sérgio Murilo; Tahara, Adriana; Haddad, Fahd // Einstein (16794508);Jan-Mar2012, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p67
Objective: The authors show their experience with brainstem cavernomas, comparing their data with the ones of a literature review. Methods: From 1998 to 2009, 13 patients harboring brainstem cavernomas underwent surgical resection. All plain films, medical records and images were reviewed in...