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.

jugular foramen syndrome


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 has several etiologies, including trauma, tumor growth, and infection.
Because of her jugular foramen syndrome, she underwent placement of a PEG and a tracheostomy.
To exclude jugular foramen syndrome and dissection of the internal carotid artery, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the head and neck was obtained.