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Benedikt's syndrome, all are true except: (AIPG 2011)



A Contralateral tremor

B 3rd nerve palsy

C Involvement of the penetrating branch of the PCA

D Lesion at the level of the pons

Ans. D

Lesion at the level of the pons

IIIrd Nerve

Lesions affecting IIIrd Nerve –

Site Clinical features

Midbrain

Weber’s syndrome = ipsilateral 3rd nerve palsy + contralateral hemiparesis

Nothnagel syndrome = Ipsilateral 3rd nerve palsy + contralateral cerebellar signs

Benedikt’s syndrome = Ipsilateral 3rd nerve palsy + Contralateral cerebellar signs

Claude syndrome = Benedikt’s + Nothnagel syndrome

Dorsal mid brain syndrome Parinaud’s syndrome = loss of up gaze, lid retraction, Skew deviation

Cut Section of brain at mid brain level

Cut Section at Pons level

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