Foville syndrome

Case contributed by Dr. Fernando Frias Vizcarra


Inability to move the left arm and leg, as well as deviation of the lip corner to the right side.

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Male

At level of the pons, a hypodense area is identified in right ventromedial region

Case Discussion

This patient presented an subacute ischemic stroke at level of pons. Given its location, the corticospinal tract and the nucleus of the facial nerve were mostly affected.

How to use cases

You can use Radiopaedia cases in a variety of ways to help you learn and teach.

Creating your own cases is easy.