Dorsal Midbrain Syndrome: A Discrete Lesion Resulting in Parinaud’s Syndrome
Title: Dorsal Midbrain Syndrome: A Discrete Lesion Resulting in Parinaud’s Syndrome
Author: Ann Marie Collier
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.
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds