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A case of complete lateral gaze paralysis and facial diplegia: the 16 syndrome.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23143741     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We describe a patient with complete, bilateral horizontal gaze palsies and facial diplegia caused by a midline tegmental pontine hemorrhage. The term "16 syndrome" (7 + 7 + ½ + ½ + ½ + ½ = 16) describes this combination of clinical findings.
Robert Connors; Vincci Ngan; Jonathan Howard
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of neuro-ophthalmology : the official journal of the North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society     Volume:  33     ISSN:  1536-5166     ISO Abbreviation:  J Neuroophthalmol     Publication Date:  2013 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-02-13     Completed Date:  2013-08-09     Revised Date:  2013-10-07    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9431308     Medline TA:  J Neuroophthalmol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  69-70     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Neurology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY 10016, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Dyspnea / etiology*,  pathology
Facial Paralysis / etiology*,  pathology
Intracranial Hemorrhages / complications*,  pathology
Ophthalmoplegia / etiology*,  pathology
Pons / pathology*
Comment In:
J Neuroophthalmol. 2013 Sep;33(3):312-3   [PMID:  23715075 ]
J Neuroophthalmol. 2013 Jun;33(2):203-4   [PMID:  23377769 ]

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