A RARE CASE OF MOBIUS SYNDROME ASSOCIATED WITH VENTRICULAR SEPTAL DEFECT AND AORTIC REGURGITATION
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Lokesh S, Shashidhar G
2014 Journal of Evolution of Medical and Dental Sciences  
Mobius syndrome is defined in most studies as congenital facial weakness associated with abnormal ocular abduction. Facial nerve and Abducens nerve are most frequently involved, but other cranial nerves may be involved as well. In one third or more of patients, Mobius syndrome can also be associated with musculoskeletal abnormalities like talipes equino varus, brachydactyly, syndactyly, smallness of limbs etc. Mobius syndrome is a very rare condition. In 2007, Mobius syndrome foundation
more » ... foundation estimated that 2000 individuals worldwide have this condition. Mobius syndrome associated with cardiovascular anomalies are rarely described. Till date four such cases has been reported to the best of our knowledge. Hereby we are reporting a case of mobius syndrome associated with ventricular septal defect and aortic regurgitation.
doi:10.14260/jemds/2014/3104 fatcat:a5j3jbjwrbcwpiytf2q26mqvq4