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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The complete syndrome described by Foville also includes an ipsilateral fascicular facial palsy.

Superior Foville syndrome due to pontine hemorrhage: a case report

We report the case of a 20 years old patient trader resident in Senegal with no known medical history. The Superior Foville Syndrome is a rare clinical feature of stroke or brain hemorrhage. Encephalomyelitis Acute disseminated Myalgic Meningoencephalitis. Foville’s syndrome is caused by the blockage of the perforating branches of the basilar artery in the region of the brainstem known as the pons.


Competing interests The authors declare no competing interest. Steven Feske syndroome the original article from French and revised the manuscript.

Foville’s syndrome

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Footnotes Download teaching slides: Poliomyelitis Demyelinating disease Transverse myelitis Tropical spastic paraparesis Epidural abscess. The physical examination found a ssyndrome Foville Syndrome. Foville syndrome A Normal right gaze. About Blog Go ad-free.

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Structures affected by the infarct are the PPRFnuclei of cranial nerves VI and VIIcorticospinal tractmedial lemniscusand the medial longitudinal fasciculus. Support Center Support Center. There’s involvement of the fifth to eighth cranial nerves, central sympathetic fibres Horner syndrome and horizontal gaze palsy.

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Taiwan Journal of Ophthalmology. Patient received antalgic, anxiolytic, laxative and physiotherapy as treatment with clinical improvement. Thank you for updating your details. Inferior medial pontine syndrome Facial palsy.

And he has been discharge 10 days later.