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microphthalmus

[‚mī‚kräf′thal·məs]
(medicine)
A condition characterized by an abnormally small eyeball. Also known as nanophthalmus.
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Molecular basis of mouse microphthalmia (mi) mutations helps explain their developmental and phenotypic consequences.
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).
To the Editor: Efavirenz, a pregnancy risk category D antiretroviral (ARV) drug, has been associated with the development of anecephaly, myelomeningocele and microphthalmia in animal models.
Hallermann-Streiff syndrome is a congenital disorder involving glaucoma in both eyes, microphthalmia [smaller-than-normal eyes], dwarfism, lower-than-normal amount of body hair, a characteristic "beak-shaped" nose, micrognathia, dental abnormalities, and increased upper airway resistance.
His nine-year-old son Jonathan has a condition known as microphthalmia, which results in malformed eyes.
Children with structural disorders, such as anophthalmia, microphthalmia, and coloboma, made up 7.
17) It presents unilaterally in 90% of cases (9) and can be associated with microphthalmia and cataract formation.
Beta White multi-tasks to address both the genetic and environmental causes of a blotchy skin tone by inhibiting the microphthalmia transcription factor (MITF) pathway.
Eye abnormalities observed during the present study ranges from open eyelids to microphthalmia and anophthalmia.
gov 2,9 MICROPHTHALMIA See: Anophthalmia; Visual Impairments MICROSOMIA, HEMIFACIAL See: Craniofacial Disorders; Goldenhar Syndrome MICROTIA See: Craniofacial Disorders MIGRAINES See Hemiplegia, Alternating MIKAELIAN SYNDROME See: Ectodermal Dysplasias MILLER SYNDROME See: Nager & Miller Syndromes MILLER-DIEKER SYNDROME See: Lissencephaly MILLER-FISCHER SYNDROME See: Guillain-Barre Syndrome MILROY DISEASE See: Lymphedema MITOCHONDRIAL DISORDERS United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation Dr.
Inhibition of melanogenesis in response to oxidative stress: transient downregulation of melanocyte differentiation markers and possible involvement of microphthalmia transcription factor.