A case of double depressor palsy followed by pursuit deficit due to sequential infarction in bilateral thalamus and right medial superior temporal area.

Published on Dec 1, 2017in International Ophthalmology1.314
· DOI :10.1007/S10792-016-0407-0
Su Jin Kim3
Estimated H-index: 3
(Gyeongsang National University),
Myeong In Yeom3
Estimated H-index: 3
,
Seung Uk Lee6
Estimated H-index: 6
(Kosin University)
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Abstract
Background We present a unique case of a patient who suffered two rare events affecting the supranuclear control, first of the vertical and second of the horizontal eye movements. The first event involved bilateral thalamic infarcts that resulted in double depressor palsy. The second event occurred 1 year later and it involved supranuclear control of horizontal eye movements creating pursuit deficit.
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