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Medical Term:

cardiofacial syndrome


  1. transient or persistent unilateral partial lower facial paresis accompanying some congenital heart disease.
  2. a group of syndromes characterized by congenital cardiovascular, bone, soft tissue, and facial abnormalities. Examples include Rubinstein-Taybi syndrome, Noonan syndrome, and Williams syndrome.
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