Cestan-Chenais syndrome

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Cestan-Chenais syndrome

 [ses-tan´shen-āz´]
a syndrome in which scattered lesions of the pyramid, sensory tracts, inferior cerebellar peduncle, nucleus ambiguus, and oculopupillary center cause hemiplegia and numbness on the opposite side from the lesions, ataxia with paralysis of the soft palate and vocal cords on the same side, and horner's syndrome.

Ces·tan-Che·nais syn·drome

(ses-ton[h]' shĕ-nā'),
contralateral hemiplegia, hemianesthesia, and loss of pain and temperature sensibility, with ipsilateral hemiasynergia and lateropulsion, paralysis of the larynx and soft palate, enophthalmia, miosis, and ptosis, due to lesions of the brainstem.

Céstan-Chenais syndrome

An extremely rare syndrome first described in the late 19th century, characterised by pharyngolaryngeal or glossopharyngeal paralysis, contralateral cerebellar hemiataxia and all the symptoms of the Babinski-Nageotte syndrome (except the ipsilateral cerebellary hemiataxia due to the sparing of the posterior spinocerebellar tract).

Ces·tan-Che·nais syn·drome

(ses-tahn[h]' shĕ-nā' sin'drōm)
Contralateral hemiplegia, hemianesthesia, and loss of pain and temperature sensibility, with ipsilateral hemiasynergia and lateropulsion, paralysis of the larynx and soft palate, enophthalmia, miosis, and ptosis, due to lesions of the brainstem.

Cestan,

Raymond, French neurologist, 1872-1934.
Cestan-Chenais syndrome - contralateral hemiplegia, hemianesthesia, with ipsilateral hemiasynergia and lateropulsion, paralysis of the larynx and soft palate, enophthalmia, miosis, and ptosis, due to lesions of the brainstem.

Chenais,

Louis J., French physician, 1872-1950.
Cestan-Chenais syndrome - see under Cestan