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Eight-and-a-half syndrome: video evidence and updated literature review

Abstract

The eight-and-a-half syndrome (EHS)—defined by the combination of a seventh cranial nerve palsy and an ipsilateral one-and-a-half syndrome—is a rare brainstem syndrome, which localises to the caudal tegmental region of the pons. We present a case of the EHS secondary to an inflammatory lesion on a previously healthy 26-year-old woman, with a literature review emphasising the relevance of aetiological assessment.

  • brain stem / cerebellum
  • cranial nerves
  • neuroimaging

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