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Hereditary Congenital Facial Paresis

Hereditary Congenital Facial Paresis: Introduction

Hereditary Congenital Facial Paresis: Hereditary Congenital Facial Paresis is a very rare condition characterized by underdevelopment of the facial nerves (particularly sixth and seventh cranial nerves) which causes facial paralysis. There are two subtypes which differ in the origin of the genetic defect: type I is caused by a defect on chromosome 3q and type II is linked to a genetic defect on chromosome 10q. The facial paralysis may affect one or both sides of the face. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Hereditary Congenital Facial Paresis is available below.

Symptoms of Hereditary Congenital Facial Paresis

Treatments for Hereditary Congenital Facial Paresis

  • Supportive measures depending on the nature of the symptoms:
  • Speech therapy for speech problems
  • Feeding alternatives if there are feeding problems e.g. special bottles
  • Eye drops
  • Orthodontics - dental problems are common
  • more treatments...»

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Hereditary Congenital Facial Paresis?

Hereditary Congenital Facial Paresis: Complications

Review possible medical complications related to Hereditary Congenital Facial Paresis:

  • Eroded corneas - due to impaired blinking ability
  • Delayed speech development (see Speech symptoms)
  • Mild developmental delay can occur e.g. delayed walking and crawling
  • more complications...»

Causes of Hereditary Congenital Facial Paresis

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Hereditary Congenital Facial Paresis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Hereditary Congenital Facial Paresis

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Hereditary Congenital Facial Paresis: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Hereditary Congenital Facial Paresis

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Prognosis for Hereditary Congenital Facial Paresis

Prognosis for Hereditary Congenital Facial Paresis: The prognosis is usually good with most people adapting to the condition using various therapies. They can lead normal fulfilling lives.

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More information about Hereditary Congenital Facial Paresis

  1. Hereditary Congenital Facial Paresis: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Complications
  8. Prognosis

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