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HONselect - Mobius Syndrome - English: Mobius Syndrome, - Congenital Oculofacial Paralysis, Moebius - Moebius Congenital Oculofacial Paralysis - Moebius Syndrome - Mobius Syndromes - Moebius
Mobius is an The exact cause of Mobius syndrome is unknown though there are numerous possible causes.
Mobius, syndrome : arborescences MeSH - Mobius, syndrome : arborescences MeSH.
www.diseasedirectory.net /Genetic_Disorders/Mobius_Syndrome/default.aspx   (488 words)

  
 Mobius Syndrome Information Page: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
Mobius syndrome is a rare birth defect caused by the absence or underdevelopment of the 6th and 7th cranial nerves, which control eye movements and facial expression.
There is no specific course of treatment for Mobius syndrome.
The NINDS conducts and supports a broad range of research on neurogenetic disorders, including Mobius syndrome.
www.ninds.nih.gov /disorders/mobius/mobius.htm   (410 words)

  
 Mobius Syndrome
Mobius syndrome, a rare genetic disorder characterized by facial paralysis, is caused by the absence or underdevelopment of the 6th and 7th cranial nerves.
Mobius syndrome may be accompanied by Pierre Robin syndrome, a disease in which there is an abnormally small jaw, downward displacement of the tongue, and a soft, cleft palate.
It may also be accompanied by Poland's anomaly, a disease characterized by abnormal development of one side of the chest and limb deformities.
healthlink.mcw.edu /article/921441372.html   (333 words)

  
 Mobius syndrome - WrongDiagnosis.com
Mobius syndrome, a rare genetic disorder characterized by facial paralysis, is caused by the absence or underdevelopment of the 6th...
Mobius syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
This means that Mobius syndrome, or a subtype of Mobius syndrome, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
www.wrongdiagnosis.com /m/mobius_syndrome/intro.htm   (649 words)

  
 The Vest™ Airway Clearance System - Airway Clearance Indications of Mobius Syndrome   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Mobius syndrome* is a rare genetic disorder caused by the absence or underdevelopment of the sixth and seventh cranial nerves.
Individuals with Möbius syndrome manifest varying degrees of facial paralysis which may affect eye movement, facial expression, and oral function.
Characteristics of Möbius syndrome include an inability to suck and excessive drooling, leading to problems with feeding, swallowing, and aspiration.
www.thevest.com /conditions/factsheets/mobius.asp?gs=healthplans   (369 words)

  
 Moebius Syndrome
It is possible that the main title of the report Moebius Syndrome is not the name you expected.
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.
www.webmd.com /hw/raising_a_family/nord451.asp   (533 words)

  
 Mobius Syndrome
Mobius Syndrome and Transposition of the Great Vessels.
Cohen, S, and Thompson, J. Variants of Mobius Syndrome and Central Neurologic Impairment: Lindeman Procedure in Children.
For additional written health information, please contact the Health Information Center at the Cleveland Clinic (216) 444-3771 or toll-free (800) 223-2273 extension 43771 or visit www.clevelandclinic.org/health/.
www.clevelandclinic.org /health/health-info/docs/1300/1307.asp?index=6064   (480 words)

  
 MOBIUS SYNDROME (Search FastHealth.com) MOBIUS SYNDROME
or Moe*bius syndrome n : congenital bilateral paralysis of the facial muscles associated with other neurological disorders
He also wrote several books on nervous diseases and in 1879 published a work on hereditary nervous diseases.
His descriptions include Möbius syndrome (1884) and an atrophic type of progressive muscular dystrophy found in children.
www.fasthealth.com /affiliates/h_fcms_mn/dictionary/m/Mobius_syndrome.php   (90 words)

  
 Mobius Syndrome - Congenital Oculofacial Paralysis, Moebius - information page with HONselect
Mobius Syndrome - Congenital Oculofacial Paralysis, Moebius - information page with HONselect
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.
Synonym(s): Congenital Oculofacial Paralysis, Moebius / Moebius Congenital Oculofacial Paralysis / Moebius Syndrome / Mobius Syndromes /
www.hon.ch /HONselect/RareDiseases/EN/C10.292.300.825.html   (299 words)

  
 Smile-Surgery.com Publications
Facial animation in children with Mobius syndrome after segmental gracilis muscle transplant
The technique of muscle transplantation to the face in children with Moebius syndrome
Complexities of speech in the Mobius syndrome patient 1992: 241-243
www.smile-surgery.com /publications.html   (197 words)

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