Bilateral horizontal gaze palsy in presumed paraneoplastic brainstem encephalitis associated with a benign ovarian teratoma.

@article{Muni2004BilateralHG,
  title={Bilateral horizontal gaze palsy in presumed paraneoplastic brainstem encephalitis associated with a benign ovarian teratoma.},
  author={Rajeev H Muni and Richard Wennberg and David J. Mikulis and Agnes Ming-Fong Wong},
  journal={Journal of neuro-ophthalmology : the official journal of the North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society},
  year={2004},
  volume={24 2},
  pages={114-8}
}
A 28-year-old woman with a previous history of recurrent benign ovarian teratoma developed a bilateral horizontal gaze palsy, a right facial paresis, and bilateral trigeminal hypesthesia. Magnetic resonance imaging disclosed high signal in the rostral pons. Results of all other laboratory studies, including those for antineuronal antibodies (anti-Hu, anti-Yo, anti-Ri, anti-Tr, anti-Ma1, anti-Ma2, and anti-CV2/CRMP5), were negative. Pelvic ultrasound revealed a residual mass in the left ovary… CONTINUE READING

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