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.
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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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