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deformity

Pathol an acquired or congenital distortion of an organ or part

Deformity

See also Lameness.
Calmady, Sir Richard
born without lower legs. [Br. Lit.: Sir Richard Calmady, Walsh Modern, 84]
Carey, Philip
embittered young man with club foot seeks fulfillment. [Br. Lit.: Of Human Bondage]
Cyclopes
one-eyed monsters. [Gk. Lit.: Odyssey]
Elephant Man, the
Joseph Merrick, whose deformed face was said to resemble an elephant’s. [Br. Cinema: The Elephant Man]
Freaks
1930s macabre movie about sideshow people. [Am. Cinema: Halliwell, 278]
Gwynplaine
his disfigured face had a perpetual horrible grin. [Fr. Lit.: Hugo The Man Who Laughs in Benét, 632]
Mayeux
deformed man, both brave and witty. [Fr. Folklore: Wheeler Dictionary, 237]
Priapus
son of Aphrodite and Dionysus; grotesque man with huge phallus. [Gk. Myth.: Howe, 233]
Quasimodo
hunchbacked bell-ringer. [Fr. Lit.: Hunchback of Notre Dame]
Richard III
crook-back king. [Br. Lit.: Shakespeare Richard III]
Sarn, Prudence
harelipped girl is servant on brother’s farm. [Br. Lit.: Precious Bane, Magill I, 778–780]
thalidomide
supposedly harmless sedative resulted in disfigured babies. [Am. Hist.: Van Doren, 582–583]
Thersites
deformed Greek officer at the siege of Troy, famed for his malevolence. [Gk. Lit.: Iliad]
Toulouse-Lautrec, Henri de
(1864–1901) crippled and stunted; became great artist. [Fr. Hist.: Wallechinsky, 13]
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In its original intention, the present work has been designed for pre-birth diagnosis of rare diseases manifesting facial dysmorphisms.
12), in their study on CT scans of pelvises opined that the prevalence of sacral dysmorphism ranged from 30% to 50%.
Digitotalar dysmorphism with craniofacial and other new associated abnormalities.
3,5,12) Familial screening is recommended for patients with isolated left ventricular noncompaction, including evaluation for associated facial dysmorphisms and neuromuscular disorders.
On admission, she was hemodynamically stable with mild facial dysmorphism, and positive Trousseau's and Chvostek's signs.
The syndrome is characterized by an array of features including prenatal and postnatal growth deficiency, short stature, developmental delay, fine motor dysfunction, microcephaly and facial dysmorphism (7,8,38).
16) There is an assumed association with small head circumference; however, LCP has been shown in multiple studies to actually demonstrate a phenomenon best termed "rostral sparing dysmorphism.
As we all know, OCD has several subtypes and overlaps with a spectrum of related disorders (body dysmorphism, hypochondriasis, some eating disorders, and even impulse control disorders).
As it is evident from Table 1, the presence of one or more of the above conditions can be suspected when progressive psychomotor retardation, visceromegaly, facial dysmorphism, skeletal abnormalities, or ocular findings are present.
Dorsal cyst with visual prognosis Severe facial seen when difficulties or dysmorphism.