Monday, September 17, 2012

Mask


You meet this child. He does not smile. He does not frown. In fact, his face doesn't move at all. You notice that as he looks around, his eyes never move laterally from side to side. 

Challenge: What's the diagnosis?

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1 comment:

Craig Chen said...

Mask

This is Moebius syndrome, associated with congenital abnormalities of the abduces (CN VI) and facial (CN VII) nerves.

Sources: UpToDate; Wikipedia.