Trochlear nerve palsy associated with claude bernard-horner syndrome after brainstem stroke

Case Rep Neurol. 2011 Sep;3(3):248-51. doi: 10.1159/000333785. Epub 2011 Oct 10.


The association of unilateral trochlear nerve palsy with Claude Bernard-Horner syndrome represents a rare clinical condition. We present the case of a patient with this unusual presentation. The investigation performed implicated cerebrovascular disease as the underlying cause of the condition in this patient.

Keywords: Claude Bernard-Horner syndrome; Ocular palsy; Stroke; Trochlear nerve.

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