Disease Information for Congenital facial diplegia (Moebius)

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Particular physiognomy/Odd looking kids
Craniofacial Abnormalities/Congenital
Mask-like facies
Poor feeding/infant
Drooling
Cranial nerve abnormalities/involvement/signs
Horizontal ophthalmoplegia
Clinical Presentation & Variations
Presentation/Multiple deformities newborn (odd look)
Disease Progression
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Chronic only
Demographics & Risk Factors
Population Group
Child
Population/Pediatrics population
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Child
Population/Child-Infant Only
Population/Children/all
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Bilateral facial paralysis
Facial paralysis of newborn
Limb deformities/anomalies
Moebius syndrome
Ophthalmoplegia
Palsy, sixth nerve
Palsy, third nerve
Sixth nerve palsy
Strabismus
Syndactyly/Webbing
Hand anomalies
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Ophthalmology Specialty Population
CLASS/Pediatric disorders (ex)
CLASS/Area specific/facial/head/neck (category)
CLASS/Faces-cranio online database (ex)
CLASS/Facial area manifestation/disorder (ex)
CLASS/Neurologic (category)
CLASS/Ophthalmology disorders
CLASS/Eye involvement/disorder (ex)
CLASS/Eyes/accessory (category)
Process
PROCESS/Congenital/developmental (category)
PROCESS/Eponymic (category)
PROCESS/INCIDENCE/Esoteric disease (example)
PROCESS/Median/longitudinal fasiculus syndrome
PROCESS/Dystostosis/craniofacial (ex)
Synonyms
Synonym
Aglossia adactyly syndrome, Charlie M syndrome, CONGEN OCULOFACIAL PARALYSIS MOEBIUS, CONGENITAL FACIAL DIPLEGIA SYNDROME, CONGENITAL NUCLEAR APLASIA, Congenital Oculofacial Paralysis Moebius, diplegia facial congenital syndrome, facial diplegia congenital syndrome, Facial limb disruptive spectrum, Glossopalatine ankylosis syndrome, Hypoglossia hypodactyly syndrome, MBS, Mobius Syndrome, Mobius' syndrome, Möbius' syndrome, Mobius Syndromes, MOBS Moebius syndrome, Moebius' anomalad, Moebius cong oculofacial paral, MOEBIUS CONGEN OCULOFACIAL PARALYSIS, Moebius Congenital Oculofacial Paralysis, MOEBIUS SEQUENCE, MOEBIUS SYNDROME, Moebius' syndrome, Moebius Syndromes, Oculofacial paralysis, Oromandibular limb hypogenesis spectrum, Oromandibular limb hypogenesis spectrum (disorder), paralysis oculofacial, PARALYSIS OCULOFACIAL CONGENITAL, syndrome facial diplegia congenital, Syndrome Mobius, Syndrome Moebius, Syndromes Mobius, Syndromes Moebius, Synonym/Congenital facial diplegia syndrome, Synonym/Congenital oculofacial paralysis, Synonym/Mobius syndrome
Definition

A syndrome of congenital facial paralysis, frequently associated with abducens palsy and other congenital abnormalities including lingual palsy, clubfeet, brachial disorders, cognitive deficits, and pectoral muscle defects; Pathologic findings are variable and include brain stem nuclear aplasia, facial nerve aplasia, and facial muscle aplasia, consistent with a multifactorial etiology (Adams et al, Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1020)------------

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Moebius Syndrome; Congenital Facial Diplegia Syndrome;

Congenital Oculofacial Paralysis; Mobius Syndrome;

Moebius syndrome is a rare developmental disorder present at birth (congenital) that is characterized by facial paralysis; Affected individuals are not able to smile or frown because two important nerves, the sixth (abducens) and seventh (facialis) cranial nerves are absent or not fully developed; In some instances, this syndrome may also be associated with physical problems in other parts of the body--------------[nord 2005]-----------------

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