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Moebius syndrome

Synonym(s) Congenital facial diplegia
Möbius syndrome
Prevalence Unknown
Inheritance Autosomal dominant
Age of onset Neonatal
  • Q87.0
  • C0221060
  • D020331
  • 10030069


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.

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