Moebius shndrome is a very rare disorder that is characterized by paralysis of multiple cranial nerves most often the abducens and facial nerves. This is a usually present at or before birth. This disease was founded by Dr.Paul Julius Moebius in 1888 while digging deeper on previous research conducted by a fellow doctor that he worked with
Category of Moebius syndrome
There are four known categories for Moebius syndrome;
Their is no specific course of treatment for this deficiency, but surgery can usually fix the cross eyed problem and limb and jaw deformities. Plastic surgery to the corners of the mouth can give the patient a limited ability to smile. While in infancy the patient must be fed through a tube and given special bottles to assure the infant is receiving enough nutrients.
Latest in Development
Doctors are still testing and researching new cases to hopefully develop improved techniques to diagnose, treat, and eventually cure these disorders.