Vertical Gaze Ophthalmoplegia and the Vascular Anatomy of the Midbrain and Diencephalon

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Identifier 19860224_nanos_smoothpursuitsympos_07
Title Vertical Gaze Ophthalmoplegia and the Vascular Anatomy of the Midbrain and Diencephalon
Creator Michael Wall, MD, University of Iowa, Department of Neurology and Ophthalmology
Subject Vertical Gaze Ophthalmoplegia; Vascular Anatomy; Midbrain; Diencephalon; Vertical Gaze Ophthalmoplegia; Posterior Thalamosubthalamic Paramedian Artery; Interstitial Nucleus of Cajal
Description Henri Parinaud, in 1883, described a patient with paralysis of elevation and convergence and in the same paper reported a patient with total vertical gaze paralysis. The latter patient, in addition, had a complete paralysis of convergence with small pupils, right larger than left, that did not react to light or to a near target. Horizontal gaze was normal except for a slight conterc-lockwise rotary movement during left lateral gaze. He postulated ischemic infarction as the mechanism of the second patient's deficit but incorrectly localized the lesion in both cases to the pons. Since Parinaud's description there have been numerous reports of vertical gaze ophthalmoplegia (VGO) and much has been learned about the physiology of vertical gaze.
Relation is Part of Smooth Pursuit Symposium
Contributor Primary Sharpe, James A
Contributor Secondary Wirtschafter, Jonathan D
Publisher Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Format Creation application/pdf
Source 1986 North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society Annual Meeting
Rights Management Copyright 1986. For further information regarding the rights to this collection, please visit:
Holding Institution North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Association. NANOS Executive Office 5841 Cedar Lake Road, Suite 204, Minneapolis, MN 55416
Collection Neuro-ophthalmology Virtual Education Library: NOVEL
Language eng
ARK ark:/87278/s6fb88md
Setname ehsl_novel_nam
Date Created 2014-02-26
Date Modified 2021-05-06
ID 183586
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