Role of pontine nuclei damage in smooth pursuit impairment of progressive supranuclear palsy: a clinical-pathologic study.

We performed a quantitative study of the pontine nuclei in the basis pontis and a semiquantitative study of extrapontine structures involved in smooth pursuit in four patients with severe impairment of horizontal smooth pursuit and histopathologically confirmed diagnosis of progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP). There were only slight changes in the… CONTINUE READING