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A Case: Eight-and-A-Half Syndrome [Turk J Neurol]
Turk J Neurol. 2007; 13(6): 427-430

A Case: Eight-and-A-Half Syndrome

Cennet Nalan Kuş
Neurology Clinic, State Hospital, Aydin, Turkey

Scientific BACKGROUND: The combination of clinical one-and-a-half syndrome together with cranial nerve VII palsy is known to as eight-and-a-half syndrome. It localized the pathology to the pons.
OBJECTIVE: To report a case having clinical and radiologic findings typical of eight-and-a-half syndrome.
CASE: 65 year old man with hypertension presented with sudden onset of binocular diplopia left facial weakness. Magnetic resonance imaging demostrated a small lesion in the left paramedian pontine tegmentum.
CONCLUSION: To our knowledge, this is the first report of a case of eight-and-a-half syndrome in Turkish literature.

Keywords: Eight-and-a-half syndrome, one-and-a-half syndrome, pontine infarct


Cennet Nalan Kuş. A Case: Eight-and-A-Half Syndrome. Turk J Neurol. 2007; 13(6): 427-430

Corresponding Author: Cennet Nalan Kuş, Türkiye


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