Benedikt's syndrome: Introduction
Benedikt's syndrome: Damage to a part of the brain (intremedullary part of midbrain) can result in various neurological symptoms which can vary depending on the exact location and extent of the damage. Limb and trunk symptoms tend to be on the opposite side the eye symptoms. The damage may be caused by such things as trauma, cancer and stroke.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Benedikt's syndrome is available below.
Symptoms of Benedikt's syndrome
- Inability to move one eye
- Hemichorea on one side
- Coarse rhythmic tremor in limbs
- Sensorimotor hemiplgeia
- Ataxia on one side of the body
- more symptoms...»
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symptoms of Benedikt's syndrome
Home Diagnostic Testing
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Wrongly Diagnosed with Benedikt's syndrome?
Benedikt's syndrome: Complications
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Causes of Benedikt's syndrome
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Benedikt's syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:
Misdiagnosis and Benedikt's syndrome
Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who
had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness
because he suffered from sudden inability to speak.
This was initially misdiagnosed as...read more »
Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for
a patient to show mental decline to dementia.
Whereas this can, of...read more »
Mild traumatic brain injury often remains undiagnosed: Although the symptoms
of severe brain injury are hard to miss,
it is less clear for milder injuries, or even those causing a mild ...read more »
MTBI misdiagnosed as balance problem: When a person has symptoms
such as vertigo or dizziness, a diagnosis of brain injury may go overlooked.
This is particularly true of mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI),...read more »
Brain pressure condition often misdiagnosed as dementia: A condition
that results from an excessive pressure of CSF within the brain is often misdiagnosed.
It may be...read more »
Post-concussive brain injury often misdiagnosed: A study found that soldiers who had
suffered a concussive injury in battle often were misdiagnosed on their return.
A variety of symptoms...read more »
Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be
correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients.
These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers,...read more »
Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency
is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple sclerosis (see symptoms...read more »
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Benedikt's syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists
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- Neurology (Brain/CNS Specialists):
- Stroke & Vascular Specialists:
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Benedikt's syndrome: Rare Types
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