Supratentorial structures controlling oculomotor functions and their involvement in cases of stroke



A study is presented mainly of the supratentorial structures that play an important role in saccadic eye movements and smooth pursuit. Eye-movement impairments associated with stroke in the corresponding brain region are then described.

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Eye movements Impairment after stroke 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Marx
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Neurology, Steglitz Medical CenterFree University of BerlinBerlinGermany

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