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

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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Discoid lupus erythematosus in a patient with Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome. Neurologia 1993;8:84-5.
Squamous cell carcinoma arising in a case of vulvitis granulomatosa or vulval variant of Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome. Gynecol Oncol 1991;41:263-9.
Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome with associated features of chronic discoid lupus erythematosus and sarcoidosis.
Cheilitis granulomatosa and Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome: evaluation of gastrointestinal involvement and therapeutic regimens in a series of 14 patients.
Unilateral anterior uveitis in Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome: a case report.