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Moebius syndrome

Disease definition

A very rare congenital cranial dysinnervation disorder characterized by unilateral or bilateral non progressive congenital facial palsy (VII cranial nerve) with impairments of ocular abduction (VI cranial nerve). It can also be associated with other cranial nerves palsies, orofacial anomalies and limb defects.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Möbius syndrome
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: Autosomal dominant 
  • Age of onset: Neonatal
  • ICD-10: Q87.0
  • OMIM: 157900
  • UMLS: C0221060  C0853240
  • MeSH: D020331
  • GARD: 8549
  • MedDRA: 10030069

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