cardiofacial syndrome

car·di·o·fa·cial syn·drome

1. transient or persistent unilateral partial lower facial paresis accompanying some congenital heart disease.
2. a group of syndromes characterized by congenital cardiovascular, bone, soft tissue, and facial abnormalities. Examples include Rubinstein-Taybi syndrome, Noonan syndrome, and Williams syndrome.

Cayler,

Glen G., U.S. physician.
Cayler syndrome - unilateral facial weakness associated with cardiac defects. Synonym(s): cardiofacial syndrome

car·di·o·fa·cial syn·drome

(kahrdē-ō-fāshăl sindrōm)
1. Transient or persistent unilateral partial lower facial paresis accompanying congenital heart disease.
2. Syndromes characterized by congenital cardiovascular, bone, soft tissue, and facial abnormalities.
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2 deletion syndrome was previously known by a number of clinical names such as DiGeorge syndrome (DGS), velocardiofacial syndrome (VCFS), conotruncal anomaly face syndrome (CTAF), Opitz G/BBB syndrome and Cayler cardiofacial syndrome before the underlying chromosomal cause was identified.