anterior opercular syndrome

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anterior opercular syndrome

constellation of faciopharyngoglossomasticatory diplegia with automatic voluntary dissociation without associated dementia or forced laughing or crying usually caused by bilateral large artery infarcts of the opercular cortex; most often due to developmental abnormalities (for example, polymicrogyria), infarctions, or encephalitis.
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Developmental Foix-Chavany-Marie syndrome in identical twins.
Anterior opercular cortex lesions cause dissociated lower cranial nerve palsies and anarthria but no aphasia: Foix-Chavany-Marie syndrome and ''automatic voluntary dissociation'' revisited.
The authors report the first known case Foix-Chavany-Marie Syndrome immediately after development of symptomatic acute hydrocephalus that reversed slowly after ventriculoperitoneal shunting.
She was diagnosed with Foix-Chavany-Marie Syndrome. Scans demonstrated acute communicating hydrocephalus (Fig.
Foix-Chavany-Marie syndrome was first described in 1837 by Magnus and later instituted in 1926 by Foix et.
Heterogenous topography of Foix-Chavany-Marie syndrome. Neurologia.