Weber syndrome

Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abdrabou

Presentation

Right-sided hemianaethesia and hemiparesis with dropping of left eyelid.

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Female
MRI

An area of diffusion restriction is seen involving the left crus cerebri, with corresponding bright signal on T2 and FLAIR sequences, suggesting subacute infarction.

Case Discussion

Weber syndrome is one of the brainstem infarction syndromes characterised by affection of the cerebral peduncle (contralateral motor and sensory loss) and ipsilateral oculomotor nerve fascicles (ispilateral ptosis and mydriasis). 

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Case information

rID: 58868
Published: 9th Mar 2018
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Ain Shams University

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