jugular foramen syndrome

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A·vel·lis syn·drome

unilateral paralysis of the larynx, pharynx, and velum palati with crossed hemianesthesia for pain and temperature, due to a lesion (most often infarct or neoplasm) involving either the vagal nuclei and the spinothalamic tract in the medullary tegmentum, or the vagus nerve and spinothalamic tract nerve near the jugular foramen.
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Georg, German laryngologist, 1864-1916.
Avellis syndrome - unilateral paralysis of the larynx and velum palati, with contralateral loss of pain and temperature sensibility in the parts below. Synonym(s): jugular foramen syndrome
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Jugular foramen syndrome. J Otolaryngol 1980;9(6):505-16.
Because of her jugular foramen syndrome, she underwent placement of a PEG and a tracheostomy.
In this case, the jugular foramen syndrome with possible lesions of the nerves in the retroparotid compartment was determined.
To exclude jugular foramen syndrome and dissection of the internal carotid artery, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the head and neck was obtained.
These tumors may also be confined to the jugular foramen, without extending extracranially and presenting with the jugular foramen syndrome. (1,3)