Case Report | Volume 16 Number 2: 0 | 27 May 2021

An interesting case of lip swelling!


Melkersson-Rosenthal Syndrome (also termed “Miescher-Melkersson-Rosenthal Syndrome”) or (MRS), is a rare neurocutaneous disorder characterized by the clinical triad of recurring facial nerve paralysis, swelling of one or both lips and fissural tongue. We report a patient with Melkersson-Rosenthal Syndrome initially referred to Dermatology Department as angioedema. The diagnosis and treatment procedures were presented with special emphasis to the clinical features of this rare condition.