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Journal of the Korean Balance Society 2003;2(2): 227-230.
내측연수경색에서 관찰된 안구의 반대편 측방돌진
, , , , 김지수, 문소영, 정선미, 한문구, 박성호
서울대학교 의과대학 신경과학교실, 분당서울대학교병원 신경과
Ocular Contrapulsion in Medial Medullary Infarction
Ji Soo Kim, So Young Moon, Seon Mi Jeong, Moon Ku Han, Seong Ho Park
1Department of Neurology, College of Medicine, Seoul National University, Korea.
2Department of Neurology, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Korea. jisookim@snu.ac.kr
Ocular contrapulsion refers to a syndrome of static ocular deviation and saccadic hypermetria toward the intact side, and saccadic hypometria and impaired smooth pursuit toward the lesion side. It has been reported in patients with lesions in the rostral cerebellum and caudal medullary hemorrhge. We report a 60-year-old man who showed ocular contrapulsion with unilateral upper medial medullary infarction. Ocular contrapulsion may be a sign of medial medullary infarction. In our patient, the climbing fibers may be damaged before crossing the midline in the upper medulla.
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