Tapia's syndrome

Tapia's syndrome

 [tah´pe-ahz]
unilateral paralysis of the tongue and larynx, the soft palate being unaffected. It follows injury to the vagus and hypoglossal nerves, most often from trauma or a tumor.
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Central Tapia's syndrome ("matador's disease") caused by metastatic hemangiosarcoma.