A Case of Upgaze Restriction
Title: A Case of Upgaze Restriction
Author: Blake Williams
Keywords/Main Subjects: Convergence-retraction nystagmus, hydrocephalus, upgaze restriction, dorsal midbrain syndrome
Diagnosis: Dorsal Midbrain Syndrome
Brief Description: This is a case presentation of a middle-aged male with a 2 month history of right sided, then bilateral numbness and weakness and difficult gait. A diagnosis of congenital hydrocephalus was made. Convergence retraction nystagmus was present. A diagnosis of dorsal midbrain (Parinaud’s Syndrome), was made after the patient developed convergence-retraction nystagmus. A discussion of the dorsal midbrain syndrome is presented.
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds