Glossary for Mask-like facies in children
Medical terms related to Mask-like facies in children or mentioned in this section include:
- Arm symptoms: Symptoms affecting the arm
- CREST syndrome: Group of symptoms usually related to systemic sclerosis
- Child health symptoms: Symptoms related to pediatric (child) health.
- Eating symptoms: Symptoms related to eating.
- Esophagus symptoms: Symptoms affecting the esophagus (digestive throat passage)
- Face symptoms: Symptoms affecting the face
- Food symptoms: Symptoms related to food.
- Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
- Hereditary Congenital Facial Paresis I: Hereditary Congenital Facial Paresis I is a very rare condition characterized by underdevelopment of the facial nerves (particularly sixth and seventh cranial nerves) which causes facial paralysis. It is linked to a genetic defect on chromosome 3q. The facial paralysis may affect one or both sides of the face.
- Limb symptoms: Symptoms affecting the limbs
- Limited cutaneous systemic sclerosis: A rare disorder that primarily affects the skin and blood vessels. It is characterized by calcified skin deposits (C), Raynaud syndrome (R), esophageal dysfunction (E), scleroderma of the fingers and toes(S) and telengiectasia - dilated blood vessels (T).
- Masklike facies: Masklike facies refers to a condition in which there is a facial expression that is flat, mask-like, and lacks expression due to a disease, disorder, or condition.
- Mobius syndrome: A rare genetic condition characterized by defective cranial nerves (6th and 7th), deafness, facial nerve paralysis and other abnormalities.
- Moebius Syndrome: Moebius syndrome is a very rare condition characterized by underdevelopment of the facial nerves (particularly sixth and seventh cranial nerves) which causes facial paralysis.
- Moebius sequence: A rare genetic disorder characterized by facial paralysis due to problems with 6th and 7th nerve development.
- Myasthenia Gravis: An autoimmune disorder which interferes with nerve impulses to muscles and hence results in weak, easily fatigued muscles.
- 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
- Parkinson's Disease: Degenerative brain condition characterised by tremor.
- Porphyria Cutanea Tarda: A rare metabolic condition involving a deficiency of the enzyme uroporphyrinogen decarboxylase. This results in a buildup of porphyrins in the skin which makes it sensitive to light. Most symptoms tend to primarily affected the areas of skin most exposed to sun e.g. back of hands and arms.
- Swallowing Difficulty: Difficulty or pain when swallowing
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