Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome

a rare disorder characterized by the occurrence together of facial paralysis, enlargement of the glottis, and swollen lips, which is due to lymphatic stasis and the consequent build-up of protein in the facial tissues [Melkersson (1898–1932), Swedish physician; C. Rosenthal (20th century), German neurologist]

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  • Melkersson–Rosenthal syndrome — Classification and external resources ICD 10 G51.2 ICD 9 351.8 …   Wikipedia

  • Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = DiseasesDB = 31963 ICD10 = ICD10|G|51|2|g|50 ICD9 = ICD9|351.8 ICDO = OMIM = 155900 MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = derm eMedicineTopic = 72 MeshID = D008556 Melkersson Rosenthal syndrome is a rare… …   Wikipedia

  • Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome — a rare disorder characterized by the occurrence together of facial paralysis, enlargement of the glottis, and swollen lips, which is due to lymphatic stasis and the consequent build up of protein in the facial tissues. E. Melkersson (1898 1932),… …   Medical dictionary

  • Syndrome de Melkersson-Rosenthal — Le syndrome de Melkersson Rosenthal (ou chéilite granulomateuse) est une maladie orpheline débutant dans l enfance. Le syndrome associe des paralysies faciales récidivantes, un œdème facial persistant et des fissures linguales. Aucune cause n est …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Síndrome Melkersson–Rosenthal — Este artículo o sección necesita ser wikificado con un formato acorde a las convenciones de estilo. Por favor, edítalo para que las cumpla. Mientras tanto, no elimines este aviso puesto el 20 de febrero de 2011. También puedes ayudar wikificando… …   Wikipedia Español

  • síndrome de Melkersson-Rosenthal — Eng. Melkersson Rosenthal syndrome Síndrome que se manifiesta en la infancia o en la juventud ocasionado por una alteración de la irrigación del nervio facial de etiología desconocida. Clínicamente se manifiesta como edema crónico facial y labial …   Diccionario de oftalmología

  • Melkersson syndrome — Melkersson Rosenthal syndrome an autosomal dominant condition usually beginning in childhood or adolescence, characterized chiefly by chronic noninflammatory facial swelling, usually confined to the lips in the form of granulomatous cheilitis,… …   Medical dictionary

  • syndrome — The aggregate of symptoms and signs associated with any morbid process, and constituting together the picture of the disease. SEE ALSO: disease. [G. s., a running together, tumultuous concourse; (in med.) a concurrence of symptoms, fr. syn,… …   Medical dictionary

  • Melkersson — Ernst G., Swedish physician, 1898–1932. See M. Rosenthal syndrome …   Medical dictionary

  • Rosenthal — Curt, 20th century German psychiatrist. See Melkersson R. syndrome. Friedrich C., German anatomist, 1780–1829. See R. canal, R. vein, basal vein of R …   Medical dictionary

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