hypotelorism


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hypotelorism

[‚hī·pō′tel·ə‚riz·əm]
(medicine)
Decrease in distance between two organs or body parts.
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2) Cebocephaly represents the combination of hypotelorism and a blind-ended single nostril.
In most cases of alobar holoprosencephaly, patients have obvious midline facial deformities, such as midfacial clefts, a primitive nasal structure and hypotelorism.
11) Hypotelorism and unusual skin folds and creases have recently been described as additional phenotypic features in hereditary neuralgic amyotrophy (HNA).
The physical exam found rounded face, sinophris, ocular hypotelorism, cebocephaly, single nostril, and micrognathia (Figure 1).
He had hypotelorism, slightly up-slanted palpebral fissures, long lashes, an exaggerated bow on the upper lip, and a short upturned nose.