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Cestan-chenais syndrome

Cestan-Chenais syndrome Ces·tan-Che·nais syndrome (sě-stān’shə-nā’, sě-stäɴ’-)
A syndrome caused by lesions of the brain stem and resulting in contralateral hemiplegia, hemianesthesia, paralysis of the larynx and soft palate, enophthalmos, miosis, and ptosis.


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