Foix-Chavany-Marie syndrome

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Foix-Chavany-Marie syndrome

Synonyms: Bilateral anterior opercular syndrome | Facio-pharyngo-glossal diplegia with automatic-voluntary movement dissociation | Facio-pharyngo-glosso-masticatory diplegia

A rare cortico-subcortical suprabulbar or pseudobulbar palsy of the lower cranial nerves characterized by severe dysarthria and dysphagia associated with bilateral central facio-pharyngo-glosso-masticatory paralysis with prominent automatic-voluntary dissociation in which involuntary movements of the affected muscles are preserved.

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