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Foix-Chavany-Marie syndrome

Foix-Chavany-Marie syndrome: Introduction

Foix-Chavany-Marie syndrome: A rare condition causes weakness or mild paralysis of certain face and jaw muscles. The condition usually occurs when the blood supply to certain parts of the brain are interrupted eg blood clot. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Foix-Chavany-Marie syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Foix-Chavany-Marie syndrome

  • Paralysis of nerve V voluntary movements
  • Paralysis of superior limbs
  • Paralysis of nerve VII voluntary movements
  • Paralysis of nerve IX voluntary movements
  • Paralysis of nerve X voluntary movements
  • more symptoms...»

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Definitions of Foix-Chavany-Marie syndrome:

Foix-Chavany-Marie syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Foix-Chavany-Marie syndrome, or a subtype of Foix-Chavany-Marie syndrome, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Foix-Chavany-Marie syndrome as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet


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