Children suffering from MRS have recurrent swelling of face, lips and tongue which is described as scrotal tongue due to excessive furrowing. The neurological symptom is recurrent Facial palsy
. These children treated with NSAIDS, Steroids
and even immuno-suppressant drugs.
Such a child in the class will have following problems:
1.The swollen and distorted face due to facial palsy can attract unsavoury remarks from the peers who are ignorant about his disease, making him a laughing stock and lead to inferiority complex
in the child.Here the teacher will have to make a lot of effort to explain his condition to the other kids.
2. As the child is receiving steroids and immuno-suppressant drugs, he is prone to catch infections like viral URI and Pneumonia
3. practically he will have to be isolated from other children.
4. The child will not be able to take part in games and other school activities.