Disease Information for Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Edema face/lip
Facial edema/swelling
Fullness face/appearance
Lips/swelling/fullness
Swollen lips
Tongue fissured
Facial Nerve Palsy/Facial Paralysis
Facial weakness/droop, unilateral
Bilateral Eyelid Edema
Eye fullness feeling
Eye symptoms/signs
Eyelid Retraction
Lagophthalmos/Unable to Close Eyelids
Periorbital edema/Puffy eyes
Proptosis,bilateral
Proptosis,unilateral
Visual symptoms
Clinical Presentation & Variations
Presentation/Recurrent Facial Palsy
Presentation/Recurrent Exophthalmos
Disease Progression
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Chronic only
Course/Recurrent illness pattern
Onset/Childhood
Demographics & Risk Factors
Population Group
Child
Population/Pediatrics population
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Child
Population/Child-Infant Only
Population/Children/all
Diagnostic Test Results
Pathology
PATH/Granulomatous tissue/specimen
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Bells palsy/Facial nerve paralysis
Exophthalmos
Facial nerve palsy/secondary
Facial paralysis of newborn
Optic neuritis
Facial Paralysis
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Facial area manifestation/disorder (ex)
CLASS/Eyelid manifestations/involvement
CLASS/Eyes/accessory (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Genomic indentifiers (polymorphism/snip/mutations)
Process
PROCESS/Autosomal dominant hereditary disease (ex).
PROCESS/Eponymic (category)
PROCESS/Hereditofamilial (category)
PROCESS/INCIDENCE/Esoteric disease (example)
PROCESS/Inflammatory/Granulomatous disease (ex)
PROCESS/Granulomatous Disease
Synonyms
Synonym
Cheilitis Granulomatosa Facial Neuropathy Orofacial Edema, Cheilitis granulomatosa of Mescher Melkersson Rosenthal, Cheilitis granulomatosa of Miescher Melkersson Rosenthal, Cheilitis granulomatosa of Miescher Melkersson Rosenthal (disorder), Cheilitis Granulomatosa Orofacial Edema Facial Neuropathy, Cheilitis granulomatosis of Miescher Melkersson Rosenthal, Cheilitis Miescher Melkersson Rosenthal Granulomatous, Facial Neuropathy Cheilitis Granulomatosa Orofacial Edema, Facial Neuropathy Orofacial Edema Cheilitis Granulomatosa, Granulomatous Cheilitis Miescher Melkersson Rosenthal, Macrocheilia facial palsy and edema syndrome, Macrocheilia facial palsy AND oedema syndrome, Macrocheilia Facial Palsy Edema, Melkerson Rosenthal Syndrome, Melkersson, Melkersson Rosenthal Miescher Syndrome, Melkersson Rosenthal Syndrome, MELKERSSON SYNDROME, Melkersson's syndrome, Melkersson's syndrome (disorder), Miescher Melkersson Rosenthal Granulomatous Cheilitis, MROS, MRS, Orofacial Edema Cheilitis Granulomatosa Facial Neuropathy, Orofacial Edema Facial Neuropathy Cheilitis Granulomatosa, Rosenthal Melkerson Syndrome, Rosenthal Melkersson Syndrome, Syndrome Melkerson Rosenthal, Synonym/Melkersson's syndrome
Definition

An idiopathic syndrome characterized by one or more of the following; recurrent orofacial swelling, relapsing facial paralysis, and fissured tongue (lingua plicata); The onset is usually in childhood and relapses are common; Cheilitis granulomatosa is a monosymptomatic variant of this condition; (Dermatol Clin 1996 Apr;14(2):371-9; Magalini & Magalini, Dictionary of Medical Syndromes, 4th ed, p531)

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Melkersson Rosenthal Syndrome; Cheilitis Granulomatosa; MRS; Melkersson Syndrome; Melkersson-Rosenthal Syndrome is a rare neurological disorder; Recurrent swelling (edema) of the face, especially the lip, is accompanied by intermittent paralysis and a fissured tongue (lingua plicata); This disorder usually begins during childhood ---------------[NORD]------------------

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