upsilateral oculomotor paralysis with contralateral tremor and hemiparesis due to a lesion (most often infarct or tumor) involving the red nucleus and corticospinal tract in the tegmentum of the midbrain.
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Ben·e·dikt syn·drome(ben'ĕ-dikt sin'drōm)
Hemiplegia with clonic spasm or tremor and oculomotor paralysis on the opposite side.
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[Moritz Benedikt, Austrian physician, 1835–1920]
Hemiplegia with oculomotor paralysis and clonic spasm or tremor on the opposite side. Benedikt's syndrome is caused by lesions that damage the third nerve and involve the red nucleus and corticospinal tract.
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Benedikt,Moritz, Austrian physician, 1835-1920.
Benedikt syndrome - hemiplegia with clonic spasm or tremor and oculomotor paralysis on the opposite side.
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