first arch syndrome

first arch syn·drome

generic term that includes syndromes of malformations involving derivatives of the first branchial arch, with or without associated malformations; includes mandibulofacial dysostosis, micrognathia with peromelia, otomandibular dystosis, acrofacial dysostosis, and others.

first arch syn·drome

(fĭrst ahrch sindrōm)
Generic term that includes syndromes of malformations involving derivatives of the first branchial (pharyngeal) arch, with or without associated malformations.
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Jade Harris was born with First Arch Syndrome, a rare bone disorder which left her with just one ear.
Her parents were devastated when paediatricians told them they could do nothing for Katie, whose deformity is caused by the condition known as First Arch Syndrome.

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