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Descriptor English: Mobius Syndrome
Descriptor Spanish: Síndrome de Mobius
Descriptor Portuguese: Síndrome de Möbius
Descriptor French: Syndrome de Moebius
Entry term(s): Congenital Oculofacial Paralysis, Moebius
Congenital Ophthalmoplegia and Facial Paresis
Mobius Syndromes
Moebius Congenital Oculofacial Paralysis
Moebius Sequence
Moebius Spectrum
Moebius Syndrome
Moebius Syndromes
Möbius Sequence
Tree number(s): C07.465.299.825
C10.292.319.825
C16.131.077.578
C16.614.595
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020331
Scope note: 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. Pathologic findings are variable and include brain stem nuclear aplasia, facial nerve aplasia, and facial muscle aplasia, consistent with a multifactorial etiology. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1020)
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Facial Paralysis (1966-1999)
Public MeSH Note: 2000: see FACIAL PARALYSIS 1997-1999
History Note: 2000; use FACIAL PARALYSIS 1997-1999
Related: Facial Paralysis MeSH
DeCS ID: 34300
Unique ID: D020331
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2000/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/11/08
Revision Date: 2015/06/23
Mobius Syndrome - Preferred
Concept UI M0008126
Scope note 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. Pathologic findings are variable and include brain stem nuclear aplasia, facial nerve aplasia, and facial muscle aplasia, consistent with a multifactorial etiology. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1020)
Preferred term Mobius Syndrome
Entry term(s) Congenital Oculofacial Paralysis, Moebius
Congenital Ophthalmoplegia and Facial Paresis
Mobius Syndromes
Moebius Congenital Oculofacial Paralysis
Moebius Sequence
Moebius Spectrum
Moebius Syndrome
Moebius Syndromes
Möbius Sequence



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