Avellis syndrome


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A·vel·lis syn·drome

(ah-vel'is),
unilateral paralysis of the larynx, pharynx, and velum palati with crossed hemianesthesia for pain and temperature, due to a lesion (most often infarct or neoplasm) involving either the vagal nuclei and the spinothalamic tract in the medullary tegmentum, or the vagus nerve and spinothalamic tract nerve near the jugular foramen.

A·vel·lis syn·drome

(ah-vel'is sin'drōm)
Unilateral paralysis of the larynx and soft palate, with contralateral loss of pain and temperature sensibility in the parts below.

Avellis,

Georg, German laryngologist, 1864-1916.
Avellis syndrome - unilateral paralysis of the larynx and velum palati, with contralateral loss of pain and temperature sensibility in the parts below. Synonym(s): jugular foramen syndrome

A·vel·lis syn·drome

(ah-vel'is sin'drōm)
Unilateral paralysis of the larynx, pharynx, and velum palati with crossed hemianesthesia for pain and temperature, due to a lesion (most often infarct or neoplasm) involving either the vagal nuclei and the spinothalamic tract in the medullary tegmentum, or the vagus nerve and spinothalamic tract nerve near the jugular foramen.