Tapia syndrome

Ta·pi·a syn·drome

(tah'pē-ă),
unilateral paralysis of the larynx, the velum palati, and the tongue, with atrophy of the latter.

Ta·pi·a syn·drome

(tah'pē-ă),
unilateral paralysis of the larynx, the velum palati, and the tongue, with atrophy of the latter.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

Ta·pi·a syn·drome

(tah'pē-ah sin'drōm)
Unilateral paralysis of the larynx, the velum palati, and the tongue, with atrophy of the latter.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

Tapia,

Antonio, Spanish otolaryngologist, 1875-1950.
Tapia syndrome - unilateral paralysis of the larynx, velum palati, and tongue, with atrophy of the latter.
Tapia vagohypoglossal palsy
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Ta·pi·a syn·drome

(tah'pē-ah sin'drōm)
Unilateral paralysis of larynx, velum palati, and tongue, with atrophy of the last.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Tapia syndrome after repairing a fractured zygomatic complex: a case report and review of the literature.
Tapia syndrome is rare presentation in otorhinolaryngology, and a very limited number of reports of such cases has been published in the literature.
Most later reports described Tapia syndrome as a peripheral disease of the Xth and XIIth cranial nerves.
Central Tapia syndrome, which is extremely rare, is characterized by hemiparesis, often with hemihypoesthesia contralateral to the cranial nerve palsies.
Congenital right-sided vagus and hypoglossal nerve paralysis (Tapia syndrome) as the cause of congenital stridor [in German].
Tapia syndrome is an extremely localized lesion where the vagus and hypoglossal nerves cross.
An understanding of the different anatomic features in this area may explain the development of Tapia syndrome in our patient.
Our patient's peripheral Tapia syndrome was caused by a vertebral artery dissection, which usually occurs as the result of an expanding hematoma in the vessel wall following rupture of the intimal layer of the vessel.