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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Presentation Left-sided weakness, diplopia and right-sided facial palsy.

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

Supplementary Material Teaching Slides: Support Center Support Center. Superior Foville syndrome is a rare clinical presentation of stroke and presented a rich semiological feature of the posterior cerebral fossa.

Degenerative SA Friedreich’s ataxia Ataxia-telangiectasia. 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.

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.


Our patient presented hemorrhagic stroke of the right posterolateral part of the pons corresponding to the right lower tegmentum. It is a rare clinical presentation of posterior cerebral fossa and represents a particular semiology feature of foviloe.

After seeing a similar patient inFoville 1 inferred that a lesion syndrlme the left dorsal pons affected the descending corticospinal tract before its decussation and the structures innervating the left lateral and right medial recti. Views Read Edit View history. Articles from Neurology are provided here courtesy of American Academy of Neurology.

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Superior Foville syndrome due to pontine hemorrhage: a case report

Published online Dec 6. Conclusion We report a case of superior Foville syndrome due to a pontine hemorrhage in a young patient.

Patient received antalgic, anxiolytic, laxative and physiotherapy as treatment with clinical improvement. The authors report no disclosures relevant to the manuscript.

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Footnotes Download teaching slides: He was admitted on August in the Neurology Department of Fann National Teaching Hospital for an abrupt onset of left body side weakness five days before admission.

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