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deformity

Pathol an acquired or congenital distortion of an organ or part
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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]
Allusions—Cultural, Literary, Biblical, and Historical: A Thematic Dictionary. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Kleefstra syndrome is characterized by intellectual disability and childhood hypotonia with associated distinctive facial dysmorphisms. A heterozygous microdeletion at chromosome 9q34.3 overlapping the euchromatin histone methyltransferase 1 (EHMT1) gene accounts for more than 75% of cases, and the remainder are associated with a heterozygous intragenic pathogenic variant in the EHMT1 gene [1, 2].
Although the human contribution is always fundamental, it is self-evident that an automatic procedure for image analysis would allow a more rapid and effective identification of dysmorphisms. Moving toward this purpose, in this work we address the problem of feature extraction devoted to the detection of specific diseases involving facial dysmorphisms.
Physical examination revealed disharmonic short stature (Figure 1), a craniofacial dysmorphism characterized by: macrocephaly with flat occiput, wide fontanels, high forehead, high anterior hairline, nevus flameus on forehead, hypertelorism, flat nasal bridge with anteverted nostrils and wide nasal base, short and deep philtrum, microretrognathia, microstomia, cleft palate, low-set and posteriorly rotated ears and short neck (Figure 2).
(5) Although maxillary rhinosinusitis due to migration of a distractor is rare, it must be suspected in all patients with a history of dysmorphism surgery and unilateral rhinosinusitis.
All our patients, homozygous for the same mutation, have in common all the basic features of the phenotype, yet have variable penetrance of seizures with no microcephaly or dysmorphism.
The first one was exposed to CBZ/TPM/PHT and remained with short stature during follow up, but also with facial dysmorphism due to the fetal anticonvulsant effect (Fig.
Name Gender Age, y Diagnosis Leisure Skills Gemma F 19 ASD, facial Nail polish, dysmorphism origami, portfolio Harry M 19 Severe cognitive Darts, origami, disability.
Also patients with major congenital malformation like cardiac, skeletal, renal, dysmorphism etc and sepsis i.e.
This stage is characterized by a pronounced pace of somatic development characterized by sexual dysmorphism characterized by imbalance between the different segments proportions and between the morphological spheres and the vegetative aspect met in our subject.
(6) They opine that sacral dysmorphism has been identified in almost half of the adult population using CT scans and that these variants complicate the interpretation of sacral anatomy and thus hinder many surgical and radiological interventions.
The clinical presentation is characterized by hypotonia, hyperphagia, mental retardation, and dysmorphism. Approximately 75% of the affected individuals have the deletion in 15q11-q13.
Digitotalar dysmorphism (DTD; OMIM #126050) is an autosomal dominant disorder characterised by congenital fixed flexion deformities of the digits and 'rocker-bottom' feet due to a vertical position of the talus.