Case Report: Transient Dorsal Midbrain Syndrome as the Initial Presentation of Multiple Sclerosis.

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Summary of "Case Report: Transient Dorsal Midbrain Syndrome as the Initial Presentation of Multiple Sclerosis."

Prompt neuroimaging is important to identify multiple sclerosis lesions in the appropriate clinical setting. However, despite a normal brain MRI finding, a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis still must be considered in cases of dorsal midbrain syndrome, even if it is transient.


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Name: Optometry and vision science : official publication of the American Academy of Optometry
ISSN: 1538-9235


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A nucleus located at the midline of the ventral MIDBRAIN TEGMENTUM with primarily GABAergic projections to the median and dorsal raphe nuclei and the MIDBRAIN CENTRAL GRAY.

Raphe nuclei located in the midbrain including the dorsal and median raphe nuclei. They are the origin of the major serotonergic innervation in the FOREBRAIN.

The middle of the three primitive cerebral vesicles of the embryonic brain. Without further subdivision, midbrain develops into a short, constricted portion connecting the PONS and the DIENCEPHALON. Midbrain contains two major parts, the dorsal TECTUM MESENCEPHALI and the ventral TEGMENTUM MESENCEPHALI, housing components of auditory, visual, and other sensorimoter systems.

The portion of midbrain situated under the dorsal TECTUM MESENCEPHALI. The two ventrolateral cylindrical masses or peduncles are large nerve fiber bundles providing a tract of passage between the forebrain with the hindbrain. Ventral midbrain also contains three colorful structures: the grey matter (PERIAQUEDUCTAL GRAY), the black substance (SUBSTANTIA NIGRA), and the RED NUCLEUS.

The midbrain portion of the reticular formation located in the MIDBRAIN TEGMENTUM.

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