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Journal of the Korean Academy of Rehabilitation Medicine 2010;34(1):96-98.
Bilateral Hypertrophic Olivary Degeneration with Oculopalatal Tremor after Brainstem Hemorrhage: A case report.
Lee, Gyu Ho , Kim, Sei Joo , Yoon, Joon Shik , Jo, Jung Mo
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Korea University College of Medicine, Korea. lkh514@naver.com
뇌간 출혈 후 안구-구개진전을 동반한 양측 비후성 올리브핵 퇴행성 변화-증례 보고-
이규호, 김세주, 윤준식, 조정모
고려대학교 의과대학 재활의학교실
Hypertrophic olivary degeneration is a form of transynaptic degeneration, which is caused by a lesion in the dentate-rubro-olivary pathway. Commonly described lesions were brainstem stroke, neoplasm, demyelination, and trauma. It's clinical presentations are Holmes tremor, and palatal tremor. This case was a 49-year-old man who was diagnosed as bilateral brainstem hemorrhage. About 2 months later, he had developed bilateral Holmes tremor of upper extremities and oculopalatal termor. Brain MRI was performed at 13 months after onset. MRI showed hyperintense and hypertrophied lesion on T2-weighted image in both inferior olivary nuclei. (J Korean Acad Rehab Med 2010; 34: 96-98)
Key Words: Hypertrophic olivary degeneration, Oculopalatal tremor


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