Gubler, Adolphe

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Gubler, Adolphe

Fr. physician, 1821–1879.

Gubler line

The level of superficial origin of the trigeminus or fifth nerve.

Gubler paralysis

A form of alternate hemiplegia in which a brainstem lesion causes paralysis of the cranial nerves on one side and of the body on the opposite side.

Gubler tumor

A fusiform swelling on the wrist in lead palsy.


Adolphe, French physician, 1821-1879.
Gubler line - the level of the superficial origin of the trigeminus on the pons, a lesion below which causes Gubler paralysis.
Gubler paralysis - Synonym(s): Gubler syndrome
Gubler syndrome - a form of alternating hemiplegia characterized by contralateral hemiplegia and ipsilateral facial paralysis. Synonym(s): Gubler paralysis; Millard-Gubler syndrome
Gubler tumor - a fusiform swelling on the wrist in lead palsy.
Millard-Gubler syndrome - Synonym(s): Gubler paralysis
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