What are the signs and symptoms of ventral pontine (Millard-Gubler) syndrome in vertebrobasilar stroke?

Updated: Mar 03, 2020
  • Author: Vladimir Kaye, MD; Chief Editor: Stephen Kishner, MD, MHA  more...
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This syndrome occurs after paramedian infarction in the pons and results in ipsilateral lateral rectus palsy (CN VI) with diplopia, complete facial paresis (unilateral CN VII palsy), and contralateral hemiparesis/hemiplegia (corticospinal tract involvement) with sparing of the face.


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