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Paramedian pontine small vessel distribution infarction (MRI)

MRI shows displacement of the brainstem with restricted diffusion in the right pons consistent with paramedian pontine small vessel distribution infarction. (Contributed by Dr. Sean Ruland and Dr. Adam Schnitz.)

Associated Disorders

  • Cortical blindness
  • Dissection
  • Intracranial vertebral artery stroke
  • Locked-in syndrome
  • Top of the basilar syndrome