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HERNANDEZ VILLARROEL, Luis Alfredo; LANZ LUNA, Jehan Lym; ZAVALA VALLADARES, José  and  MACHUCA, Carolina. Moebius Syndrome: A Case Report. Rev Cient Cienc Méd [online]. 2016, vol.19, n.2, pp.60-64. ISSN 2077-3323.

Congenital anomaly characterized by involvement of the VI and VII cranial nerve that causes a bilateral facial paralysis, or uni, but the commitment may be longer. Is described, male patient aged 4, obtained by cesarean section with a history of threatened abortion four times from the tenth week of pregnancy; in lactancy, presented difficulty in sucking and swallowing. On physical examination, expressionless face, mouth "in tents", bilateral facial paralysis, strabismus, nystagmus, broad nasal bridge, micrognathia, cleft palate, clubfoot and bilateral syndactyly in right hand. It relates to events and drug (misoprostol) that produce vascular disruption and placental insufficiency. In this patient had been suggested as a cause transient hypoxic / ischemic disease of the fetus due to alterations in maternal-fetal circulation during early pregnancy, threatened abortion and likely exposure to teratogens such as misoprostol.

Keywords : Moebius syndrome; congenital.

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