Collet Sicard syndrome

The Collet Sicard syndrome - A condition resulting from damage to the cranial nerves that control muscles in the tongue and throat. It is usually due to a head injury or to compression of the nerves by a tumour. The syndrome causes paralysis of muscles in the tongue, palate, throat, larynx (voicebox), and neck on one side. There is no cure, but the cause is treated if possible.


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