FACES Syndrome

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FACES Syndrome

FACES syndrome, also known as Friedman-Goodman syndrome, is a condition that is characterized by unique Facial features, Anorexia, Cachexia (body wasting) and Eye and Skin lesions. The pattern of inheritance and underlying genetic cause of FACES syndrome has not yet been established. FACES syndrome has only been reported in three members of the same family.
 

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The terms "FACES Syndrome" returned 8 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

The multiple faces of Dravet syndrome.
 

Author(s): Danielle M Andrade

Journal: Dev Med Child Neurol. 2014 Jan;56(1):10-1.

 

Last Updated: 16 Dec 2013

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Toddlers with Williams syndrome process upright but not inverted faces holistically.
 

Author(s): Cara H Cashon, Oh-Ryeong Ha, Christopher A DeNicola, Carolyn B Mervis

Journal: J Autism Dev Disord. 2013 Nov;43(11):2549-57.

 

Holistic processing of upright, but not inverted, faces is a marker of perceptual expertise for faces. This pattern is shown by typically developing individuals beginning at age 7 months. Williams syndrome (WS) is a rare neurogenetic developmental disorder characterized by extreme ...

Last Updated: 14 Oct 2013

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Sweet's syndrome: one disease, multiple faces.
 

Author(s): Yusuf Kasirye, Rebecca S Danhof, Narendranath Epperla, Romel J Garcia-Montilla

Journal: Clin Med Res. 2011 Nov;9(3-4):134-6.

 

Last Updated: 17 Nov 2011

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The terms "FACES Syndrome" returned 2 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Non-thyroidal illness in the ICU: a syndrome with different faces.
 

Author(s): Greet Van den Berghe

Journal: Thyroid. 2014 Oct;24(10):1456-65.

 

Critically ill patients typically present with low or low-normal plasma thyroxine, low plasma triiodothyronine (T3), increased plasma reverse T3 (rT3) concentrations, in the absence of a rise in thyrotropin (TSH). This constellation is referred to as nonthyroidal illness syndrome ...

Last Updated: 11 Oct 2014

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The many faces of posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome.
 

Author(s): C J Stevens, M K S Heran

Journal: Br J Radiol. 2012 Dec;85(1020):1566-75.

 

The classic imaging findings of posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES) are of bilateral parietal and occipital subcortical vasogenic oedema, and are well established in the literature. As experience with PRES grows, varied and atypical presentations are being increasingly ...

Last Updated: 23 Nov 2012

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Motor Cortex Stimulation for the Treatment of Chronic Facial, Upper Extremity, and Throat Pain.
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Trigeminal Neuralgia (Burchiel Type I); Trigeminal Neuralgia (Burchiel Type II); Trigeminal Neuropathic Pain; Trigeminal Deafferentation Pain; Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (Types I and II, Involving the Upper Extremity); Glossopharyngeal Neuralgia; Upper Extremity Pain Due to Deafferentation of the Cervical Spine; Central Pain Syndromes

 

Last Updated: 29 Aug 2016

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Clinical and Molecular Investigations Into Ciliopathies
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Autosomal Recessive Polycystic Kidney Disease; Congenital Hepatic Fibrosis; Caroli's Disease; Polycystic Kidney Disease; Joubert Syndrome; Cerebro-Oculo-Renal Syndromes; COACH Syndrome; Senior-Loken Syndrome; Dekaban-Arima Syndrome; Cogan Oculomotor Apraxia; Nephronophthisis; Bardet-Biedl Syndrome; Alstrom Syndrome; Oral-Facial-Digital Syndrome

 

Last Updated: 27 Sep 2016

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Study on Moebius Syndrome and Other Congenital Facial Weakness Disorders
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Brain Disorders; Birth Defects; Craniofacial Differences

 

Last Updated: 15 Mar 2014

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