Cestan-Chenais syndrome

[ sĕ-stănshə-nā, sĕ-stäɴ- ]

n.

A syndrome caused by lesions of the brainstem and resulting in contralateral hemiplegia, hemianesthesia, paralysis of the larynx and soft palate, enophthalmos, miosis, and ptosis.
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