What is the ventral pontine syndrome (Millard Gubler syndrome)?
The ventral pontine syndrome is caused by paramedian infarction of the pons and results in the following signs:
- Ipsilateral paresis of the lateral rectus (damage to cranial nerve VI) with diplopia
- Ipsilateral paresis of the upper and lower face (damage to cranial nerve VII)
- Contralateral hemiplegia (damage to corticospinal tract) with sparing of the face