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Melkersson-Rosenthal Syndrome MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Melkersson-Rosenthal Syndrome
Tree Number(s)
C07.465.299.800
C07.465.466
C10.292.319.800
Unique ID
D008556
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008556
Scope Note
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)
Entry Term(s)
Cheilitis Granulomatosa
Cheilitis Granulomatosa, Facial Neuropathy, Orofacial Edema
Cheilitis Granulomatosa, Orofacial Edema, Facial Neuropathy
Facial Neuropathy, Cheilitis Granulomatosa, Orofacial Edema
Facial Neuropathy, Orofacial Edema, Cheilitis Granulomatosa
Granulomatous Cheilitis
Macrocheilia, Facial Palsy, Edema
Melkerson-Rosenthal Syndrome
Melkersson Syndrome
Melkersson-Rosenthal-Miescher Syndrome
Miescher-Melkersson-Rosenthal Granulomatous Cheilitis
Orofacial Edema, Cheilitis Granulomatosa, Facial Neuropathy
Orofacial Edema, Facial Neuropathy, Cheilitis Granulomatosa
Rosenthal-Melkerson Syndrome
Rosenthal-Melkersson Syndrome
Syndrome, Melkerson Rosenthal
Public MeSH Note
64
History Note
64(63)
Date Established
1964/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2015/06/23
Melkersson-Rosenthal Syndrome Preferred
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