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Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome

Introduction: Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome

Description of Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome

Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome (medical condition): A rare inherited neurological disorder involving episodes of...more »

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Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome: An idiopathic syndrome characterized by one or more of the following; recurrent orofacial swelling, relapsing facial paralysis, and fissured tongue (lingua plicata). The onset is usually in childhood and relapses are common. Cheilitis granulomatosa is a monosymptomatic variant of this condition. (Dermatol Clin 1996 Apr;14(2):371-9; Magalini & Magalini, Dictionary of Medical Syndromes, 4th ed, p531).
Source: MeSH 2007

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Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome: Rare Disease

Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when if affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome as a "rare disease".

Source - Orphanet

Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome as a Disease

Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome (medical condition): See Melkersson-Rosenthal Syndrome (disease information).
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Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome: Related Diseases

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Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome: Article Excerpts

Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome is a neurological disorder characterized by facial swelling,... (Source: excerpt from NINDS Melkersson-Rosenthal Syndrome Information Page: NINDS)

Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome is a neurological disorder characterized by facial swelling, especially of the... (Source: excerpt from NINDS Melkersson-Rosenthal Syndrome Information Page: NINDS)

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Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome: Related Disease Topics

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Source - NIH

  • Cheilitis Granulomatosa, Facial Neuropathy, Orofacial Edema
  • Granulomatous Cheilitis

Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome

Source - MeSH 2007

Hierarchical classifications of Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome

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