Avellis syndrome (paralysis)

Avellis syndrome (paralysis)
Av·el·lis syndrome (paralysis) (ah-velґis) [Georg Avellis, German laryngologist, 1864–1916] see under syndrome.

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  • Avellis syndrome — a syndrome in which a brainstem lesion limits vagal innervation unilaterally, resulting in ipsilateral paralysis of the vocal cord and soft palate and loss of sensitivity to pain and temperature in the contralateral leg, trunk, arm, and neck, and …   Medical dictionary

  • syndrome — The aggregate of symptoms and signs associated with any morbid process, and constituting together the picture of the disease. SEE ALSO: disease. [G. s., a running together, tumultuous concourse; (in med.) a concurrence of symptoms, fr. syn,… …   Medical dictionary

  • laryngeal paralysis — paralysis of one of the laryngeal muscles, usually because of a lesion of the vagus nerve or the recurrent laryngeal nerve; seen in disorders such as Avellis syndrome, Jackson syndrome, and Vernet syndrome. Called also laryngoparalysis and… …   Medical dictionary

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