Monthly Archives: July 2011

Facial Palsy, CHARGE Syndrome and some questions

I’m a little puzzled right now about my own facial palsy.  We were told it was probably due to birth trauma because I was a facial presentation.  However, close family members also have hypospadias and undescended testicles, and I have found out that these and facial palsy can be problems associated with CHARGE syndrome.  I have also been told that CHARGE syndrome doesn’t tend to occur frequently in families even though it is of genetic origin. Continue reading