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Descriptor English:   Melkersson-Rosenthal Syndrome 
Descriptor Spanish:   Síndrome de Melkersson-Rosenthal 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Síndrome de Melkersson-Rosenthal 
Synonyms English:   Cheilitis Granulomatosa
Cheilitis Granulomatosa, Facial Neuropathy, Orofacial Edema
Cheilitis Granulomatosa, Orofacial Edema, Facial Neuropathy
Cheilitis, Miescher-Melkersson-Rosenthal Granulomatous
Facial Neuropathy, Cheilitis Granulomatosa, Orofacial Edema
Facial Neuropathy, Orofacial Edema, Cheilitis Granulomatosa
Granulomatous Cheilitis
Granulomatous Cheilitis, Miescher-Melkersson-Rosenthal
Macrocheilia, Facial Palsy, Edema
Melkerson Rosenthal Syndrome
Melkerson-Rosenthal Syndrome
Melkersson Rosenthal Miescher Syndrome
Melkersson Rosenthal Syndrome
Melkersson Syndrome
Melkersson-Rosenthal-Miescher Syndrome
Miescher Melkersson Rosenthal Granulomatous Cheilitis
Miescher-Melkersson-Rosenthal Granulomatous Cheilitis
Orofacial Edema, Cheilitis Granulomatosa, Facial Neuropathy
Orofacial Edema, Facial Neuropathy, Cheilitis Granulomatosa
Rosenthal Melkerson Syndrome
Rosenthal Melkersson Syndrome
Rosenthal-Melkerson Syndrome
Rosenthal-Melkersson Syndrome
Syndrome, Melkerson Rosenthal  
Tree Number:   C07.465.299.800
Definition English:   An idiopathic syndrome characterized by one or more of the following; recurrent orofacial swelling, relapsing facial paralysis, and fissured tongue (lingua plicata). The onset is usually in childhood and relapses are common. Cheilitis granulomatosa is a monosymptomatic variant of this condition. (Dermatol Clin 1996 Apr;14(2):371-9; Magalini & Magalini, Dictionary of Medical Syndromes, 4th ed, p531) 
History Note English:   64(63) 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   8725 
Unique Identifier:   D008556 

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