Kabuki syndrome


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An idiopathic congenital complex that primarily affects the Japanese, which is characterised by a typical facial dysmorphia—long palpebral fissures, eversion of the lateral lower eyelids, arched eyebrows, and a broad depressed nose—fancifully likened to the white makeup worn in Kabuki theatre.

Kabuki syndrome

, Kabuki make up syndrome (ka-boo'ke) [From the resemblance of patients to actors wearing the white makeup of Kabuki theater]
An autosomal dominant disorder characterized by mild to moderate mental retardation, cranial and facial anomalies, poor muscle tone, and often cleft palate, seizures, heart defects, and other anomalies. Synonym: Niikawa-Kuroki syndrome
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To mark Kabuki Syndrome T AwareA -ness Day on October 23, Jeanette and Emma are having a party at a play gym for Scarlett, Kareem and their friends.
KABUKI FACTFILE | Kabuki syndrome has been |previously known as Kabuki makeup syndrome, KMS or Niikawa-Kuroki Syndrome I t is a paediatric congenital |disorder of suspected genetic origin with multiple congenital anomalies and intellectual disabilities.
Helen Davies with her daughter Georgia Neilson who was given just 12 months to live when she was a baby after being diagnosed with Kabuki Syndrome
The tot has the rare Kabuki syndrome, which affects her major organs.
Four-year-old Alisha, of Oakdale Terrace, Chester-le-Street, suffers Kabuki Syndrome, visual and hearing impairment and low muscle tone.
Vegas - who suffers from rare kabuki syndrome, which affects her major organs - was given drugs to fight the bacteria shigella.
Rosie's sister, Daisy, eight, has Kabuki syndrome, a cause of abnormalities such as short bones and learning difficulties.
Vegas - who suffers from rare Kabuki syndrome, which affects her major organs - was put on a drip and given medicat ion to counter Shingella, an illness closely related to killer bug E Coli.
Last night, Vegas, who was born with rare Kabuki syndrome, was in isolation in the Penteli children's hospital along with her dad Alex and mum Karin.