Parinaud's Syndrome or Dorsal Midbrain Syndrome

Identifier Daroff_02-1
Title Parinaud's Syndrome or Dorsal Midbrain Syndrome
Subject Parinaud Syndrome; Dorsal Midbrain Syndrome; Eye Movement Disorders; Convergence Retraction Nystagmus
Description Also known as the pretectal, or sylvian aqueduct syndromes, it is characterized by paralysis of upgaze to both saccades and pursuit. In this video, the causes of Parinaud’s, along with its signs of large pupils with light-near dissociation, spastic-paretic accommodation, pathologic lid retraction (Collier’s sign), and convergence-retraction nystagmus are discussed. A patient with the syndrome secondary to a pinealoma demonstrates the typical nystagmus.
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Creator Robert B. Daroff, MD, Professor of Neurology, School of Medicine, CASE Western Reserve University, University Hospitals - Case Medical Center
Publisher Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah
Date 1991
Type Image/MovingImage
Source VHS
Contributor Secondary Ray Balhorn, Digital Video Compressionist
Rights Management Robert B. Daroff, MD, Copyright 2010. For further information regarding the rights to this collection, please visit
Holding Institution Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah, 10 N 1900 E, SLC, UT 84112-5890
Collection Neuro-ophthalmology Virtual Education Library: NOVEL
Context URL
Language eng
ARK ark:/87278/s6fn17w1
Setname ehsl_novel_rbd
Date Created 2008-12-02
Date Modified 2017-02-08
ID 188493
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