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What is Marcus-Gunn phenomenon?

What is Marcus-Gunn phenomenon?

  • Marcus-Gunn phenomenon: A congenital condition where the eyelids droop but rise up when the mouth is opened.

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

Marcus-Gunn phenomenon: Introduction

Types of Marcus-Gunn phenomenon:

Broader types of Marcus-Gunn phenomenon:

How serious is Marcus-Gunn phenomenon?

Prognosis of Marcus-Gunn phenomenon: condition may regress, progress or remain constant
Complications of Marcus-Gunn phenomenon: see complications of Marcus-Gunn phenomenon

What causes Marcus-Gunn phenomenon?

Causes of Marcus-Gunn phenomenon: see causes of Marcus-Gunn phenomenon

What are the symptoms of Marcus-Gunn phenomenon?

Symptoms of Marcus-Gunn phenomenon: see symptoms of Marcus-Gunn phenomenon

Complications of Marcus-Gunn phenomenon: see complications of Marcus-Gunn phenomenon

Onset of Marcus-Gunn phenomenon: present at birth

Can anyone else get Marcus-Gunn phenomenon?

More information: see contagiousness of Marcus-Gunn phenomenon
Inheritance: see inheritance of Marcus-Gunn phenomenon

Marcus-Gunn phenomenon: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Marcus-Gunn phenomenon.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Marcus-Gunn phenomenon.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Marcus-Gunn phenomenon: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Marcus-Gunn phenomenon.
Treatments for Marcus-Gunn phenomenon: see treatments for Marcus-Gunn phenomenon
Research for Marcus-Gunn phenomenon: see research for Marcus-Gunn phenomenon

Name and Aliases of Marcus-Gunn phenomenon

Main name of condition: Marcus-Gunn phenomenon

Other names or spellings for Marcus-Gunn phenomenon:

jaw-winking, Gunn syndrome, Maxillopalpebral synkinesis, Familial Marcus Gunn phenomenon (subtype)

Familial Marcus Gunn phenomenon (subtype), Jaw-winking, Maxillopalpebral synkinesis
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)


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