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Moebius syndrome

Disease definition

Moebius syndrome is a very rare congenital cranial dysinnervation disorder characterized by complete or incomplete facial paralysis in association with bilateral palsy of the abducens nerve causing impairment of ocular abduction. The syndrome also includes various other congenital anomalies.

ORPHA:570

  • Synonym(s):
    • Congenital facial diplegia
    • Möbius syndrome
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: Autosomal dominant 
  • Age of onset: Neonatal
  • ICD-10: Q87.0
  • OMIM: 157900
  • UMLS: C0221060
  • MeSH: D020331
  • GARD: 8549
  • MedDRA: 10030069

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