Disorders Of Gaze

Indicates an epileptic focus in the frontal — lobe contralateral to the direction of eye deviation.

Accompanying a hemiparesis

Tonic deviation of the eyes away from the hemiparetic limb.

Accompanying a hemiparesis

Tonic deviation of the eyes away from the hemiparetic limb.

Indicates a lesion in the frontal lobe ipsilateral to the direction of eye _

deviation.

Haemorrhage deep in the cerebral hemisphere (thalamic) can cause deviation of eyes to the side of hemiparesis - wrong-way eyes

Gaze disorders usually follow vascular episodes (infarct or haemorrhage) but may also occur in traumatic, inflammatory or neoplastic disease. In gaze palsy eye movements are symmetrically limited in one direction.

CONJUGATE DEVIATION OF THE Occurring during a seizure

Eyes deviate towards the affected limbs in a jerking fashion.

EYES

Indicates an epileptic focus in the frontal — lobe contralateral to the direction of eye deviation.

Tonic deviation of the eyes towards the hemiparetic limb.

Usually indicates a lesion in the pons contralateral to the direction of eye deviation and results from damage to the paramedian pontine reticular formation (PPRF)

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