Raymond syndrome

Daniel Loh et al.

Raymond syndrome is a posterior circulatory stroke syndrome due to a lesion in the ventral medial mid-pons. It is an extremely rare condition, with only a handful of cases described in the literature.

Clinically, 2 subtypes have been reported 1:

  1. classic type
    • abducens nerve (CN VI) - fascicle: ipsilateral lateral gaze paresis
    • corticospinal fibres - undecussated: contralateral hemiparesis
    • corticofacial fibers: facial paresis
  2. common type (more frequently reported)
    • abducens nerve (CN VI) - fascicle​: ipsilateral lateral gaze paresis
    • corticospinal fibres - undecussated: contralateral hemiparesis
    • NB: corticofacial fibers are spared in the common type
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rID: 53256
Section: Syndromes
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