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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Scientific Literature

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The terms "FACES Syndrome" returned 9 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Attention Bias to Emotional Faces Varies by IQ and Anxiety in Williams Syndrome.
 

Author(s): Lauren M McGrath, Joyce M Oates, Yael G Dai, Helen F Dodd, Jessica Waxler, Caitlin C Clements, Sydney Weill, Alison Hoffnagle, Erin Anderson, Rebecca MacRae, Jennifer Mullett, Christopher J McDougle, Barbara R Pober, Jordan W Smoller

Journal: J Autism Dev Disord. 2016 06;46(6):2174-85.

 

Individuals with Williams syndrome (WS) often experience significant anxiety. A promising approach to anxiety intervention has emerged from cognitive studies of attention bias to threat. To investigate the utility of this intervention in WS, this study examined attention bias to happy ...

Last Updated: 9 May 2016

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The different faces of the asthma-COPD overlap syndrome.
 

Author(s): Dirkje S Postma, Maarten van den Berge

Journal: Eur. Respir. J.. 2015 Sep;46(3):587-90.

 

Last Updated: 1 Sep 2015

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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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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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Survey Study and Records Review of Treatment Outcomes in Freeman-Sheldon Syndrome
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Freeman-Sheldon Syndrome; Arthrogryposis Distal Type 2A; Whistling Face Syndrome; Craniocarpotarsal Dysplasia; Craniocarpotarsal Dystrophy; Freeman-Sheldon Syndrome Variant; Sheldon-Hall Syndrome; Arthrogryposis Distal Type 2B; Gordon Syndrome; Arthrogryposis Distal Type 3; Arthrogryposis Distal Type 1; Arthrogryposis, Distal, Type 1A; Arthrogryposis Distal Type 1B; Arthrogryposis, Distal; Craniofacial Abnormalities; Arthrogryposis

 

Last Updated: 5 Apr 2017

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Evaluation of Pain Regression in Patients With Myofascial Facial Pain Using Dextrose, Local Anaesthesia and Saline.
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Myofascial Pain Syndrome

 

Last Updated: 19 May 2017

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Study on Moebius Syndrome and Congenital Facial Weakness Disorders
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Brain Disorders; Birth Defects; Craniofacial Differences

 

Last Updated: 14 Nov 2017

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