hypertelorism


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hypertelorism

[¦hī·pər′tel·ə‚riz·əm]
(anatomy)
An unusually large distance between paired body parts or organs.
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Greig cephalopolysyndactyly syndrome (GCPS) is characterized by Polydactyly, macrocephaly, and hypertelorism.
The patient was a 2-month-old girl with multiple congenital abnormalities including cleft lip and palate, hypertelorism, malformed ears, clinodactyly and ulnar deviation of the hands, abdominal wall defect (omphalocele), malpositioned anus and cardiac defect (ventircular septal defect).
These individuals have features like micrognathia, hypertelorism, high arched palate, cleft palate, clinodactyly and short stature.
The appearance of this disorder can include hypertelorism (widely-set eyes), down-slanting eyes, webbed neck, and other conditions, including congenital heart disease in half of those affected.
Hypertelorism (wide-set eyes) and a cleft palate or a bifid uvula are characteristic of LDS.
Cricoid chondrosarcoma presenting as arytenoid hypertelorism.
He had down-slanting palpebral fissures, hypertelorism, broad nasal bridge, microphthalmia, low-set ears, macrocephaly, gingival hypertrophia, simian line in both hands, pectus excavatum, sacral dimple, and foot deformity (spontaneous plantar flexion of the fourth metatars).
com/ hotsprings/spa/2190 3 OPTIC NERVE HYPOPLASIA See: Septo-Optic Dysplasia ORBITAL HYPERTELORISM See: Craniofacial Disorders ORGANIC ACIDEMIA See: Acidemia, Organic ORNITHINE TRANSCARBAMYLASE (OTC) DEFICIENCY See: Urea Cycle Disorders OROFACIODIGITAL SYNDROME, TYPE I See: Ectodermal Dysplasias OSLER-WEBER-RENDU SYNDROME See: Hemorrhagic Telangiectasis, Hereditary OSTEITIS FIBROSA DISSEMINATA See: McCune-Albright Syndrome OSTEOCHONDROMATOSIS See: Exostoses, Multiple Hereditary OSTEOGENESIS IMPERFECTA See also: Growth Disorders Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation 804 W.
2) Other craniofacial abnormalities including craniosynostosis, hemifacial microsomia, lacrimal duct cysts, and hypertelorism have also been described in association with nasal dermoid cysts.
The facies is characterized by progressive coarsening of the facial features, along with hypertelorism, antimongoloid slanting of the palpebral fissures, prominent supraorbital ridges, short and anteverted nares, open mouth (in males), pouty lower lip, thick bulging chin, and protuberant ears.
Ocular hypertelorism and an increase in bitemporal diameter are common in patients with encephalocele.
3,6) Other craniofacial malformations include hypertelorism, flat nasal bridge, choanal atresia, hypoplastic mandible, and clefting of the lip and palate.