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November 1970

Möbius Syndrome in Twins

Author Affiliations

From the departments of pediatrics (Drs. Hanissian and Duncan) and pathology, (Drs. Fuste and Hayes), University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Memphis.

Am J Dis Child. 1970;120(5):472-475. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1970.02100100136020

Clinical and pathologic findings of Möbius syndrome in twins, ie, like-sex, physical resemblance, and almost identical pathologic anatomy of the central nervous system, are suggestive of identical twinning. To our knowledge, this is the first report of Möbius syndrome in twins.