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February 1972

Neuro-ophthalmic Aspects of Central Nervous System Cryptococcosis: Internuclear and Supranuclear Ophthalmoplegia

Author Affiliations

Gainesville, Fla
From the Division of Neurology, University of Florida, College of Medicine, and the Veterans Administration Hospital, Gainesville, Fla.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1972;87(2):164-168. doi:10.1001/archopht.1972.01000020166009

The neuro-ophthalmic manifestations of central nervous system cryptococcosis have been extended to include internuclear and supranuclear ophthalmoplegias. Two illustrative cases are presented and pathophysiologic mechanisms are considered. In one, autopsy evidence implies basilar endarteritis with brain stem infarction.