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Raymon-Céstan syndrome

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Tumour of the cerebral peduncles that involves the red nucleus and causes speech disorders, paralysis of lateral conjugate gaze, ipsilateral 6th nerve palsy, and anaesthesia of the face and the remainder of the body, with contralateral hemiplegia.


  • F. Raymond, E. J. M. R. Céstan:
    Trois observations de paralysie des mouvements associés des globes oculaires.
    Revue neurologique, Paris, 1901, 9: 70-77.
  • F. Raymond, E. J. M. R. Céstan:
    Sur un cas d’endothéliome épithéliale du noyau rouge.
    Revue neurologique, Paris, 1902, 10: 463-164.
  • F. Raymond, E. J. M. R. Céstan:
    Le syndrome protubérantiel supérieur.
    Gazette des hôpitaux, Paris, 1903: 823.

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