Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome

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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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Melkersson Syndrome was first described in 1928 as peripheral facial paralysis and swelling of lips.