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Brissaud-Sicard syndrome

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Facial hemispasms associated with motor disturbances - paralysis - of the contralateral extremity. It is due to lesions of the pons.


  • E. Brissaud:
    Recherches anatomo-pathologiques et phsyiologiques sur la contracture permanente des hémiplégies.
    Versailles, 1880, page 206.
  • E. Brissaud, J. A. Sicard:
    L’hémispasme facial alterne.
    Presse médicale, Paris, 1908, 16:234-236. Type special de syndrome alterne.
    Revue neurologique, Paris, 1908, 16: 86.

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