Moebius syndrome

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Moebius syndrome

Synonyms: Möbius syndrome

A very rare congenital cranial dysinnervation disorder characterized by unilateral or bilateral non progressive congenital facial palsy (VII cranial nerve) with impairments of ocular abduction (VI cranial nerve). It can also be associated with other cranial nerves palsies orofacial anomalies and limb defects.

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Advocacy Organizations

Moebius Syndrome Foundation

Mission and History Our Mission The mission of the Moebius Syndrome Foundation is to provide information and support to individuals with Moebius syndrome and their families, promote greater awareness and understanding of Moebius syndrome, and to advocate for scientific research to advance the diagnosis and treatment of Moebius syndrome and its associated conditions.

Clinical Trials

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