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Dorsal Midbrain Syndrome: A Discrete Lesion Resulting in Parinaud’s Syndrome

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Title:  Dorsal Midbrain Syndrome: A Discrete Lesion Resulting in Parinaud’s Syndrome
Author:  Ann Marie Collier
Date:  04/25/2012
Keywords/Main Subjects: Dorsal Midbrain Syndrome; Parinaud’s syndrome; Convergence retraction nystagmus; Light-near dissociation; Upgaze palsy
Secondary CORE Category:  Neuro-Ophthalmology / Nystagmus or Spontaneous Eye Movement Disorders / Additional Eye Movement Disorders
Diagnosis: Dorsal Midbrain Syndrome
Brief Description: This is a case presentation of a young woman with a history of severe head trauma from a motor vehicle versus bicycle accident. The characteristic eye movement abnormalities of dorsal micbrain syndrome are shown and dorsal midbrain syndrome is described in detail.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_15917
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