Nothnagel's syndrome II

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Ipsilateral oculomotor palsy and contralateral cerebellar ataxia caused by a lesion affecting the oculomotor nucleus and the cerebellar peduncles.

Description

Ipsilateral oculomotor palsy and contralateral cerebellar ataxia caused by a lesion affecting the oculomotor nucleus and the cerebellar peduncles. The disturbance of eye motion is usually in the form of gaze paralysis. Other symptoms are dizziness and poorly coordinated upper extremity movements with staggering.

Bibliography

  • C. W. H. Nothnagel:
    Topische Diagnostik der Gehirnkrankheiten: Eine klinische Studie.
    Berlin, A. Hirschwald, 1879. Page 220.

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