MID-Brain Infarction: Weber’s Syndrome with Facial Nerve Palsy: A Case Report

  • Jacob K Jacob Department of Internal Medicine, Government Medical College, Ernakulam
  • Suma Samuel Department of Internal Medicine, Government Medical College, Ernakulam
  • P S Ranjith Department of Internal Medicine, Government Medical College, Ernakulam
  • T Bhagyanath Department of Internal Medicine, Government Medical College, Ernakulam
Keywords: Weber’s syndrome, Third nerve palsy, Brainstem

Abstract

Weber’s syndrome is a distinctive brainstem disease characterised by ipsilateral 3rd nerve palsy and contralateral hemiparesis. To date there is limited literature concerning Weber syndrome associated with central facial palsy from this part of world. We hereby report a rather rare case of Weber with central facial palsy

Author Biographies

Jacob K Jacob, Department of Internal Medicine, Government Medical College, Ernakulam

Professor

Suma Samuel, Department of Internal Medicine, Government Medical College, Ernakulam

Assistant Professor

P S Ranjith, Department of Internal Medicine, Government Medical College, Ernakulam

Resident

T Bhagyanath, Department of Internal Medicine, Government Medical College, Ernakulam

Resident

Published
2017-09-27
How to Cite
Jacob, J., Samuel, S., Ranjith, P., & Bhagyanath, T. (2017). MID-Brain Infarction: Weber’s Syndrome with Facial Nerve Palsy: A Case Report. Kerala Medical Journal, 10(3), 130-131. Retrieved from https://www.keralamedicaljournal.com/index.php/KMJ/article/view/49