1/1. multiple sclerosis presenting as Parinaud syndrome.The authors report a patient presenting with a 1-week history of paresis of upward gaze as his initial manifestation of demyelinating disease. They stress that: 1) multiple sclerosis can present as Parinaud syndrome (paralysis of upward gaze); and 2) it is important to rule out a non-contour-deforming intraaxial midbrain lesion if a posterior third ventricle or pineal region mass is not identified on screening studies in these patients.
- - - - - - - - - -ranking = 1
keywords = demyelinating
(Clic here for more details about this article)