Glossary for Facial paralysis in children
Medical terms related to Facial paralysis in children or mentioned in this section include:
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- Albers-Schonberg disease -- malignant recessive form: A rare disorder characterized primarily by increased bone density as old bone is not resorbed and replaced with new bone - is also known as marble bone disease. The malignant infantile form is the most severe form of this disorder and death usually occurs in the first decade of life.
- Asymmetric crying facies: A minor birth defect where the muscle the controls the lower lip is absent or underdeveloped. The muscle defect causes facial weakness on one side which becomes noticeable when a baby cries or smiles. Often other birth defects are also associated and if this is the case, the condition is then referred to as Cayler syndrome.
- Bell's Palsy: A one sided muscle paralysis of sudden onset due to a problem with the facial nerve
- Bell's palsy: A one sided muscle paralysis of sudden onset due to a problem with the facial nerve
- Brain symptoms: Symptoms affecting the brain
- Brain tumor: A condition which is characterized by the abnormal growth of tissue within the brain
- Brain tumour: various extrinsic and intrinsic factors add up to to cause tumour in the brain
- CHARGE Syndrome: A rare disorder characterized by choanal atresia, coloboma, ear and genital abnormalities and congenital heart defects.
- Child health symptoms: Symptoms related to pediatric (child) health.
- Cholesteatoma: Uncommon middle ear condition
- Ear infection: Infection of the ear - may involve the middle and inner ear.
- Face symptoms: Symptoms affecting the face
- Facial pain: Pain affecting the face
- Facial paralysis: Paralysis of one or both sides of the face
- Goldenhar Syndrome: A congenital condition which affects the eyes, ears and vertebrae
- Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
- Head trauma: injury to the haed
- Hemangioma: A condition which is characterized by a benign tumour cause by newly formed blood vessels
- Herpes zoster oticus: Facial and auditory effects of herpes zoster
- Lyme disease: Lyme disease is an emerging infectious disease caused by at least three species of bacteria belonging to the genus Borrelia.
- Melkersson-Rosenthal Syndrome: A rare inherited neurological disorder involving episodes of facial paralysis and swelling.
- Meningitis: Infection of the membrane around the brain (as a symptom)
- Mobius syndrome: A rare genetic condition characterized by defective cranial nerves (6th and 7th), deafness, facial nerve paralysis and other abnormalities.
- Movement symptoms: Changes to movement or motor abilities
- Muscle symptoms: Symptoms affecting the muscles of the body
- Musculoskeletal symptoms: Symptoms affecting muscles or bones of the skeleton.
- Myotonic Dystrophy: An inherited disorder characterized by progressive muscle weakness and wasting as well as eye defects, heart abnormalities and other anomalies. The severity of the condition is greatly variable. There are two type of myotonic dystrophy with type 1 being more severe than type 2.
- Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
- Neurological symptoms: Any symptoms that are caused by neurological conditions
- Paralysis: Paralysis refers to a loss of the ability of a muscle to contract and move.
- Paralysis symptoms: Loss of body control and/or feeling.
- Sensations: Changes to sensations or the senses
- Stroke symptoms: Brain-related symptoms of bleeding or blockage.
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