Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome


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Related to Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome: Ramsay Hunt syndrome, Fissured tongue

Mel·kers·son-Ro·sen·thal syn·drome

(mel'kĕr-sŏn rō'zen-thahl), [MIM*155900]
cheilitis granulomatosa, fissured tongue, and recurrent facial nerve paralysis.

Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome

[mel′kərson rō′zentäl]
Etymology: Ernst Gustaf Melkersson, Swedish physician, 1898-1932; Curt Rosenthal, German psychiatrist, 1892-1937
an autosomal-dominant condition usually beginning in childhood or adolescence, characterized chiefly by chronic noninflammatory facial swelling, localized particularly to the lips, with recurrent facial palsy and sometimes fissured tongue. Associated ophthalmic symptoms include lagophthalmos, blepharochalasis, swollen eyelids, burning sensation of the eyes, corneal opacities, retrobulbar neuritis, and exophthalmos. Also called Melkersson's syndrome.

Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome

A condition (OMIM:155900) characterised by chronic swelling of the lips and face due to granulomatous inflammation, recurring facial nerve paralysis and fissured tongue. It may be associated with Crohn’s disease and sarcoidosis.

Melkersson,

Ernst Gustaf, Swedish physician, 1898-1932.
Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome - cheilitis granulomatosum, fissured tongue, and facial nerve paralysis. Synonym(s): Melkersson syndrome; Miescher cheilitis
Melkersson syndrome - Synonym(s): Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome

Rosenthal,

Curt, neurologist and German psychiatrist, 1892-1937.
Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome - see under Melkersson
Rosenthal effect - type of self-fulfilling prophecy. Synonym(s): Pygmalion effect
Rosenthal syndrome - sleep paralysis that occurs at the moment one falls asleep or awakens.

Mel·kers·son-Ro·sen·thal syn·drome

(mel'kĕr-sŏn rō'zen-thahl sindrōm) [MIM*155900]
Cheilitis granulomatosa, fissured tongue, and recurrent facial nerve paralysis.
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