Localization of Claude's syndrome

S. W. Seo, J. H. Heo, K. Y. Lee, W. C. Shin, D. I. Chang, S. M. Kim, K. Heo

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Abstract

Although the red nucleus often has been suggested to be the lesion site responsible for Claude's syndrome, the precise localization of the syndrome is uncertain. Lesion sites were reviewed in six patients with Claude's syndrome and compared with other patients with the syndrome identified by a literature search. The findings strongly suggest that Claude's syndrome occurs because of a lesion of the superior cerebellar peduncle just below and medial to the red nucleus. Midbrain infarction and partial oculomotor nerve palsy was common.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2304-2307
Number of pages4
JournalNeurology
Volume57
Issue number12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2001 Dec 26

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  • Clinical Neurology

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Seo, S. W., Heo, J. H., Lee, K. Y., Shin, W. C., Chang, D. I., Kim, S. M., & Heo, K. (2001). Localization of Claude's syndrome. Neurology, 57(12), 2304-2307. https://doi.org/10.1212/WNL.57.12.2304