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Facial neuropathy, cheilitis granulomatosa, orofacial edema

[f_ˈeɪ_ʃ_əl n_j_uː_ɹ_ˈɒ_p_ə_θ_ɪ], [fˈe͡ɪʃə͡l njuːɹˈɒpəθɪ], [fˈe‍ɪʃə‍l njuːɹˈɒpəθɪ] [tʃ_eɪ_l_ˈaɪ_t_ɪ_s ɡ_ɹ_ˌa_n_j_ʊ_l_ˌɒ_m_ɐ_t_ˈəʊ_s_ə] [t͡ʃe͡ɪlˈa͡ɪtɪs ɡɹˌanjʊlˌɒmɐtˈə͡ʊsə] [t‍ʃe‍ɪlˈa‍ɪtɪs ɡɹˌanjʊlˌɒmɐtˈə‍ʊsə] [ˈɔː_ɹ_ə_f_ˌeɪ_ʃ_əl ˈɛ_d_ɪ_m_ə] [ˈɔːɹəfˌe͡ɪʃə͡l ˈɛdɪmə] [ˈɔːɹəfˌe‍ɪʃə‍l ˈɛdɪmə]

Definitions of Facial Neuropathy, Cheilitis Granulomatosa, Orofacial Edema

  1. 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)
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