Villaret's syndrome

Villaret's syndrome

 [ve-lah-rāz´]
unilateral paralysis of the glossopharyngeal, vagus, spinal accessory, and hypoglossal nerves and sometimes the facial nerve, due to a lesion in the retroparotid space.
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