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 13 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

The many faces of demyelinating diseases: acute disseminated encephalomyelitis and Guillain-Barré syndrome in the same patient.
 

Author(s): Régis Augusto Reis Trindade, Amália Izaura Nair Medeiros Klaes, Juliana Ávila Duarte

Journal: Arq Neuropsiquiatr. 2017 May;75(5):324-325.

 

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Incidental memory for faces in children with different genetic subtypes of Prader-Willi syndrome.
 

Author(s): Alexandra P Key, Elisabeth M Dykens

Journal: Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci. 2017 06;12(6):918-927.

 

The present study examined the effects of genetic subtype on social memory in children (7-16 years) with Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS). Visual event-related potentials (ERPs) during a passive viewing task were used to compare incidental memory traces for repeated vs single presentations ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Conscious and Non-conscious Representations of Emotional Faces in Asperger's Syndrome.
 

Author(s): Vincent S C Chien, Arthur C Tsai, Han Hsuan Yang, Yi-Li Tseng, Alexander N Savostyanov, Michelle Liou

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Several neuroimaging studies have suggested that the low spatial frequency content in an emotional face mainly activates the amygdala, pulvinar, and superior colliculus especially with fearful faces(1-3). These regions constitute the limbic structure in non-conscious perception of ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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

MDA5-Associated Neuroinflammation and the Singleton-Merten Syndrome: Two Faces of the Same Type I Interferonopathy Spectrum.
 

Author(s): Insa Buers, Gillian I Rice, Yanick J Crow, Frank Rutsch

Journal: J. Interferon Cytokine Res.. 2017 May;37(5):214-219.

 

In 1973, Singleton and Merten described a new syndrome in 2 female probands with aortic and cardiac valve calcifications, early loss of secondary dentition, and widened medullary cavities of the phalanges. In 1984, Aicardi and Goutières defined a phenotype resembling congenital viral ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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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: 31 Dec 1969

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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: 31 Dec 1969

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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: 30 Mar 2018

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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: 8 Aug 2018

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