Medical Dictionary: Congenital Facial Diplegia


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Congenital Facial Diplegia: Another name for Mobius syndrome.
Congenital Facial Diplegia (condition): Type of facial paralysis.

Congenital Facial Diplegia: Mobius syndrome, a rare genetic disorder characterized by facial paralysis, is caused by the absence or underdevelopment of the 6th and 7th cranial nerves. These nerves control eye movements and facial expression. 1

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1. excerpt from NINDS Mobius Syndrome Information Page: NINDS

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