Benedikt's syndrome

Benedikt's syndrome

 [ben´ĕ-dikts]
ipsilateral oculomotor paralysis, contralateral hyperkinesia, contralateral tremor and paralysis of the upper and lower limbs, with ipsilateral ataxia; due to damage to the third cranial nerve with involvement of the nucleus ruber and corticospinal tract.
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