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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Click here to view. After seeing a similar snydrome inFoville 1 inferred that a lesion in the left dorsal pons affected the descending corticospinal tract before its decussation and the structures innervating the left lateral and right medial recti.

Support Center Support Center. You can help by adding to it. The complete syndrome described by Foville also includes an ipsilateral fascicular facial palsy.

Abstract The Superior Foville Syndrome is a rare clinical feature of stroke or brain hemorrhage.

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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. Physical examination found paralysis of right oculomotor movements, right facial palsy, and left hemiparesis sparing the face which constitute the superior pons type of Foville syndrome.

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We report a case of superior Foville syndrome due to a pontine hemorrhage in a young patient. Encephalitis Viral encephalitis Herpesviral encephalitis Limbic encephalitis Encephalitis lethargica Cavernous sinus thrombosis Brain abscess Amoebic. Widened extra-axial CSF goville. Chorea Dystonia Parkinson’s disease. National Center for Biotechnology InformationU.

That weakness was preceded by acute headaches and rotatory vertigo without nausea or vomiting.

Foville’s syndrome

Encephalomyelitis Acute disseminated Myalgic Meningoencephalitis. Open in synddrome separate window. It is a rare clinical presentation of posterior cerebral fossa and represents a particular semiology feature of neurology.

Few cases have been reported worldwide particularly in Africa. Inferior medial pontine Foville syndrome. Mouhamadou Mansour Ndiaye professor and head of neurology department encourage us in the choice of this case, in the writing and the reading. Motor neuron disease mixed: Sensory ataxia Tabes dorsalis motor: Migraine Familial hemiplegic Cluster Tension.

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Pan Afr Med J. Thank you for updating your details. Chindhuri Selvadurai assisted with clinical care of the patient, drafted the manuscript, and edited figure content. Subclavian steal syndrome Upper motor neurone lesion Clasp-knife response Lower motor neurone lesion.

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D ICD – Patient received antalgic, anxiolytic, fovlile and physiotherapy as treatment with clinical improvement. This produces ipsilateral horizontal gaze palsy and facial nerve palsy and contralateral hemiparesishemisensory loss, and internuclear ophthalmoplegia.

Support Center Support Center. 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. Play Add to Share View revision history.

The frequent causes found are infarction, hemorrhage, granuloma and tumor located in the pons [ 1 — 3 ]. Conclusion We report a case of superior Foville syndrome due to a pontine hemorrhage fovulle a young patient.

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Supplementary Material Teaching Slides: The Superior Foville Syndrome is a rare clinical feature of stroke or brain hemorrhage. This case shows typical right medial inferior pontine acute infarction; consistent with medial inferior pontine Foville syndrome. Steven Sybdrome translated the original article from French and revised the manuscript.

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