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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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. Articles from Neurology are provided here courtesy of American Academy of Fovillw.

Case Discussion This case shows typical right medial inferior pontine acute infarction; consistent with medial inferior pontine Foville syndrome. D T2-weighted axial MRI with acute hemorrhage in the pons extending dorsally and to the left arrow. Log in Sign up. Chorea Dystonia Parkinson’s disease. Presentation Left-sided weakness, diplopia and right-sided facial palsy. And he has been discharge 10 days later.

Inferior medial pontine Foville syndrome. The treatment depends on the etiology found, so it is important to realize a complete work up. Open in a separate window.


National Center for Biotechnology InformationU. It is a rare clinical presentation of posterior cerebral fossa and represents a particular semiology feature of neurology. The authors report no disclosures relevant to the manuscript. Support Center Support Center. Cerebral aneurysm Intracranial berry aneurysm Charcot—Bouchard aneurysm. Insomnia Hypersomnia Sleep apnea Obstructive Congenital central hypoventilation syndrome Narcolepsy Cataplexy Kleine—Levin Circadian rhythm sleep disorder Advanced sleep phase disorder Delayed sleep phase disorder Nonhour sleep—wake disorder Jet lag.

We report a case of superior Foville syndrome due to a pontine hemorrhage in a young patient.

There’s involvement of the fifth to fvoille cranial nerves, central sympathetic fibres Horner syndrome and horizontal gaze palsy. Taiwan Journal of Ophthalmology. Inferior medial pontine Foville syndrome is characterized by: William Rondeau assisted with clinical care of the patient and with filming the video content.

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Eur J Emerg Med. Chindhuri Selvadurai assisted with clinical care of the patient, drafted the manuscript, and edited figure content.

Full screen fovlle with hidden diagnosis. Daniel Gams Massi neurology resident is the corresponding author; I has followed the patient and written the case report. Please review our privacy policy. Abstract The Superior Foville Syndrome is a rare clinical feature of stroke or brain hemorrhage.


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And the brain CT scan shown coville at the right inferior part of the pons compressing the fourth ventricle. Degenerative SA Friedreich’s ataxia Ataxia-telangiectasia. About Blog Go ad-free. Stroke Syndromes affecting the nervous system Nervous system disease stubs. Receptive aphasia Hemispatial neglect Gerstmann syndrome Astereognosis occipital lobe: He was admitted on August in the Neurology Department of Fann National Teaching Hospital for an abrupt onset of left body side weakness, acute headaches and rotatory vertigo five days before admission.

Rene Colorado assisted sjndrome clinical care of the patient. No cause of this hemorrhage stroke has been found. The Superior Foville Syndrome is a rare clinical feature of stroke or brain hemorrhage. Encephalomyelitis Acute disseminated Myalgic Meningoencephalitis. JaphariNyassinde neurology resident has also followed the patient and he has been lot involved in writing.

Competing interests The authors declare no competing interest. Footnotes Download teaching slides: National Center for Biotechnology InformationU.