A case of Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome associated Withehlers-Danlos syndrome

Caksen H., Cesur Y., Tombul T., Uner A., Kirmi E., Tuncer O., ...More

GENETIC COUNSELING, vol.13, no.2, pp.183-186, 2002 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 13 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2002
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.183-186
  • Van Yüzüncü Yıl University Affiliated: No


Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome (MRS) is characterized by the triad of recurrent facial palsy, lingua plicata, and facial edema. Herein, we report a case of MRS associated with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome due to rare presentation. To the best of our knowledge only one case of MRS associated with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome has been reported in the literature until now.