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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The patient was diagnosed as having Gorlin-Goltz syndrome with numerous BCC, falx cerebri calcifications, maxillar and mandibular keratoodontegenic cysts, frontal bossing, highly arched palate, broad nasal bridge, hypertelorism, and a history of medulloblastoma.
Hypertelorism, low-set ears, and growth retardation, as well mild pulmonary stenosis, might be due to a dysmorphologic syndrome.
In addition to microcephaly she had craniofacial malformations that included hypertelorism, low nasal bridge, flat midface, and short nose.
On examination proband B had a long face with hypertelorism, epicanthic folds and an upturned nose (Fig.
On examination of the head and neck, there was a prominent frontal bone, open and flat forehead, microcephaly, sparse hair, hypertelorism, shallow orbits, exophthalmia, blue sclerae, megalo cornea, fuzzy corneas, malar hypoplasia, nasal hypoplasia, depressed nasal bridge, low and and rear-positioned ears, malformed helices, complete cleft lip, complete cleft palate and short neck.
5, rough hair texture, broad forehead with thick skin, coarse facial features, depressed nasal bridge, hypertelorism, and puffed lips (Fig.
Craniofacial findings includes dolichocephaly, high prominent forehead, ocular proptosis, hypertelorism, telecanthus, downslanting palpebral fissures, maxillary hypoplasia, cleft palate with prominent palatine ridges, micrognathia, and apparently low-set and posteriorly rotated ears.
Orbital magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) showed bilateral hypoplasia of maxilla, grade 2 proptosis and hypertelorism in which interpupillary distance was 6 cm.
In autosomal recessive form facial anomalies with hypertelorism have been observed but most forms are without defects, other than GE.
LEOPARD###LEOPARD syndrome (lentigines, eletrocardiographic conduction defects, ocular hypertelorism, pulmonary valve stenosis, abnormalities of the genitalia, retardation of growth, and deafness).