Moebius-Poland syndrome and drug associations
- 1Hillingdon Hospital, Cardiology, Pield Heath Road, Uxbridge UB8 3NN, UK
- 2Charing Cross Hospital, Radiology, Fulham Palace Road, London W6 8RF, UK
- 3Charing Cross Hospital, Neurology, Fulham Palace Road, London W6 8RF, UK
- Simon Dubrey,
- Published 7 April 2009
Diagnosed with Moebius-Poland syndrome shortly after birth this middle-aged man had a partially developed right-hand and pectoral dysplasia (fig 1). In addition there was a lack of facial expression. Neurological examination revealed bilateral facial and abducens nerve palsies (fig 2) and fasciculation of the tongue suggesting involvement of cranial nerves XI and XII.