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Mobius Syndrome MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Mobius Syndrome
Tree Number(s)
C07.465.299.825
C10.292.319.825
C16.131.077.578
C16.614.595
Unique ID
D020331
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020331
Scope Note
A syndrome of congenital facial paralysis, frequently associated with abducens palsy and other congenital abnormalities including lingual palsy, clubfeet, brachial disorders, cognitive deficits, and pectoral muscle defects. Pathologic findings are variable and include brain stem nuclear aplasia, facial nerve aplasia, and facial muscle aplasia, consistent with a multifactorial etiology. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1020)
Entry Term(s)
Congenital Oculofacial Paralysis, Moebius
Congenital Ophthalmoplegia and Facial Paresis
Moebius Congenital Oculofacial Paralysis
Moebius Sequence
Moebius Spectrum
Moebius Syndrome
Möbius Sequence
Previous Indexing
Facial Paralysis (1966-1999)
See Also
Facial Paralysis
Public MeSH Note
2000: see FACIAL PARALYSIS 1997-1999
History Note
2000; use FACIAL PARALYSIS 1997-1999
Date Established
2000/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/11/08
Revision Date
2015/06/23
Mobius Syndrome Preferred
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