Potter facies

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Pot·ter fa·ci·es

characteristic facies seen in bilateral renal agenesis and other severe renal malformations, exhibiting ocular hypertelorism, low-set ears, receding chin, and flattening of the nose.
See also: Potter syndrome.
Synonym(s): Potter disease


Edith L., U.S. perinatal pathologist, 1901–.
Potter classification of polycystic kidney
Potter disease - Synonym(s): Potter facies
Potter facies - characteristic facies seen in severe renal malformations. Synonym(s): Potter disease
Potter syndrome - renal agenesis, with hypoplastic lungs and associated neonatal respiratory distress.