Congenital nonprogressive myopathy with Moebius and Robin sequences
Other Names for this Disease
- Carey Fineman Ziter syndrome
- CFZ syndrome
- Moebius sequence, Robin complex, and hypotonia
- Myopathy, congenital nonprogressive with Moebius and Robin sequences
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hypotonia, Moebius sequence, Pierre-Robin sequence, unusual facial features, and growth delay. The condition appears to be inherited in an autosomal recessive manner. Less than 20 cases have been reported the literature.Congenital nonprogressive myopathy with Moebius and Robin sequences, also known as Carey Fineman Ziter syndrome, is characterized by the association of
Last updated: 9/9/2011
- Carey-Fineman-Ziter syndrome. Orphanet. 2006; http://www.orpha.net/consor/cgi-bin/OC_Exp.php?lng=EN&Expert=1358. Accessed 9/9/2011.
- Myopathy, Congenital Nonprogressive, with Moebius Sequence and Robin Sequence. Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM). 2008; http://omim.org/entry/254940. Accessed 9/9/2011.
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