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Mobius Syndrome (Moebius Syndrome) Summary

Description: 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)

Also Known As: Moebius Syndrome; Congenital Oculofacial Paralysis, Moebius; Congenital Ophthalmoplegia and Facial Paresis; Moebius Congenital Oculofacial Paralysis; Mobius Syndromes Show All >>

Networked: 39 relevant articles (0 outcomes, 3 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Mobius Syndrome

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Rhodopsin (Visual Purple) : 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  2. Gold : 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  3. Misoprostol (Cytotec) : 5 results : FDA 3 Generic
  4. Hanhart syndrome : 3 results : IBA
  5. Congenital facial diplegia : 3 results : IBA
  6. Duane anomaly : 2 results : IBA
  7. Thalidomide (Thalomid) : 1 result : FDA 2
  8. Growth Hormone (Somatotropin) : 1 result : IBA
  9. Silicones : 1 result : IBA
  10. Pyridoxine (Pyridoxin) : 1 result : FDA 27 Generic
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Diseases Related to Mobius Syndrome

  1. Benign Familial Pemphigus (Hailey Hailey Disease)
  2. Retinitis Pigmentosa (Pigmentary Retinopathy)
  3. Parasomnias (Parasomnia)
  4. Rett Syndrome (Rett's Disorder)
  5. Tuberous Sclerosis (Bourneville's Disease)
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Key Therapies for Mobius Syndrome

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  1. Transplants (Transplant) : 2 studies in 3 results
  2. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients) : 1 result
  3. Oral Surgery (Maxillofacial Surgery) : 1 result
  4. Oral Hygiene (Dental Hygiene) : 1 result
  5. Dacryocystorhinostomy : 1 result
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