Collet-Sicard syndrome

(kō-le′sē-kar′ )

[Frédric-Justin Collet, Fr. otorhinolaryngologist, 1870-1966; Jean Anasthase Sicard, Fr. radiologist, 1872-1929]
Unilateral paralysis of cranial nerves IX, X, XI, and XII, e.g. after a fracture of the occipital condyle of the skull. The syndrome may also be caused by brain abscesses or tumors.

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