Benedikt syndrome


[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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