Brown-Vialetto-Van Laere syndrome

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Etymology[edit]

First described by Charles Brown in 1894; further accounts were published by Vialetto in 1936 and Van Laere in 1966.

Noun[edit]

Brown-Vialetto-Van Laere syndrome (uncountable)

  1. A very rare neurological disorder of unknown cause, characterized primarily by deafness and paralysis of the muscles of the face, neck, shoulders and limbs.