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Cheiro-oral syndrome with bilateral oral involvement: a study of pontine lesions by high-resolution magnetic resonance imaging.
  1. S Matsumoto,
  2. S Kaku,
  3. M Yamasaki,
  4. T Imai,
  5. H Nabatame,
  6. M Kameyama
  1. Department of Neurology, Kitano Hospital, Osaka, Japan.


    Two cases of unusual cheiro-oral syndrome due to small pontine haemorrhage are described, in which both sides of the mouth were involved in the initial stage. High resolution magnetic resonance imaging revealed a small lesion at the paramedian pontine tegmentum in both cases and suggested involvement of the medial portion of the medial lemniscus.

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