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Coffin Lowry Syndrome Information Page
... Coffin-Lowry syndrome is a rare genetic disorder characterized by craniofacial (head and facial) and skeletal abnormalities, mental retardation, short stature, and hypotonia. Characteristic facial fea...
Source: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

Mobius Syndrome Information Page
... Mobius syndrome is a rare birth defect caused by the absence or underdevelopment of the 6th and 7th cranial nerves, which control eye movements and facial expression. The first symptom, present at bir...
Source: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

   

Facial Injuries and Disorders Articles

  • Apert syndrome
    ... Apert syndrome is a genetic disorder characterized by the premature fusion of certain bones of the skull (craniosynostosis), which prevents further growth of the skull and affects the shape of the hea...
  • Beare-Stevenson cutis gyrata syndrome
    ... Beare-Stevenson cutis gyrata syndrome is a genetic disorder characterized by skin abnormalities and the premature fusion of certain bones of the skull (craniosynostosis), which prevents further growth...
  • Coffin Lowry Syndrome Information Page
    ... Coffin-Lowry syndrome is a rare genetic disorder characterized by craniofacial (head and facial) and skeletal abnormalities, mental retardation, short stature, and hypotonia. Characteristic facial fea...
  • Coffin-Lowry syndrome
    ... Coffin-Lowry syndrome is a condition associated with mental retardation and delayed development, characteristic facial features, and skeletal abnormalities. Males are usually more severely affected th...
  • Crouzon syndrome
    ... Crouzon syndrome is a genetic disorder characterized by the premature joining of certain bones of the skull (craniosynostosis), which affects the shape of the head and face. Many of the signs of Crouz...
  • Crouzonodermoskeletal syndrome
    ... Crouzonodermoskeletal syndrome is a genetic disorder characterized by the premature joining of certain bones of the skull (craniosynostosis) and a skin disorder called acanthosis nigricans. Some of th...
  • Growing Bones: Bone Expansion Treats Facial Deformities
    ... by Michelle Meadows As strange as it may seem, our bones can be stretched and lengthened. Surgeons used to apply the concept only to big bones such as in the legs. But now growing bone in the jaws has...
  • Hemifacial Spasm Information Page
    ... Hemifacial spasm is a neuromuscular disorder characterized by frequent involuntary contractions of the muscles on one side of the face. The disorder occurs in both men and women, although it more freq...
  • Holoprosencephaly Information Page
    ... Holoprosencephaly is a disorder caused by the failure of the prosencephalon (the embryonic forebrain) to sufficiently divide into the double lobes of the cerebral hemispheres. The result is a single-l...
  • Jackson-Weiss syndrome
    ... Jackson-Weiss syndrome is a genetic disorder characterized by foot abnormalities and the premature fusion of certain bones of the skull (craniosynostosis), which prevents further growth of the skull a...