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Infective endocarditis presenting with Parinaud's dorsal midbrain syndrome.

Authors
  • Ferguson, Andrew W
  • Jollands, Alice
  • Kirkpatrick, Martin
  • Pringle, Stuart D
  • George, Nick D L
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2006
Volume
43
Issue
1
Pages
41–43
Identifiers
PMID: 16491725
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

We present a case of vertical gaze palsy in a 13-year-old girl caused by underlying infective endocarditis, secondary to an infected navel piercing. This case illustrates that infective endocarditis does not always present with classic signs.

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