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Collett-Sicard Syndrome

last modified on: Mon, 09/18/2023 - 12:01

return to: Unilateral Laryngeal Paralysis or Vocal Cord Paralysis

see also: Vernet's Syndrome (Jugular foramen Syndrome) Laryngeal paralysis

Collett-Sicard Syndrome is a constellation of cranial nerve IX-XII defcits caused by a lesion at the jugular foramen, such as Vagal Schwannoma- Rads of glomus jugulare tumor.

Clinical Picture - CN IX-XII deficits

Unilateral- unilateral velopharyngeal incompetence (CN IX), unilateral vocal fold paralysis (CN X), trapezius weakness (CNXI), hemitongue atrophy (CNXII).

Jugular Foramen Syndrome

Affected Cranial Nerves

Collet-Sicard syndrome

IX,X,XI,XII

Villaret syndrome

IX,X,XI,XII sympathetic chain (Horner's syndrome)

Vernet syndrome

IX,X,XI

Jackson syndrome

X,XI,XII

Schmidt syndrome

X,XI

Tapia syndrome

X,XII

References

Lee SH, Lee ES, Yoon CH, Shin H, Lee CH: .Collet-Sicard Syndrome With Hypoglossal Nerve Schwannoma: A Case Report. Ann Rehabil Med. 2017 Dec;41(6):1100-1104. doi: 10.5535/arm.2017.41.6.1100. Epub 2017 Dec 28.

Gutiérrez Ríos R, Castrillo Sanz A, Gil Polo C, Zamora García MI, Morollón Sánchez-Mateos N, Mendoza Rodríguez A.Collet-Sicard syndrome. Neurologia. 2015 Mar;30(2):130-2.