ocular hypertelorism

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hypertelorism

 [hi″per-te´lo-rizm]
abnormally increased distance between two organs or parts.
ocular hypertelorism (orbital hypertelorism) increase in the interocular distance, often associated with cleidocranial or craniofacial dysostosis and sometimes with mental deficiency.
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oc·u·lar hy·per·tel·or·ism

[MIM*145400]
increased width between the eyes due to an arrest in development of the greater wings of the sphenoid, thus fixing the orbits in the widely separated fetal position; autosomal dominant inheritance. Ocular hypertelorism is a feature of many syndromes. A distinct form [MIM*145410] shows other congenital defects such as hypospadias and esophageal anomalies.
See also: faciodigitogenital dysplasia.
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oc·u·lar hy·per·tel·or·ism

(ok'yū-lăr hī'pĕr-tel'ŏr-izm)
Increased width between the eyes due to an enlarged sphenoid bone; other congenital anomalies and mental retardation may be associated.
Synonym(s): Greig syndrome, Opitz BBB syndrome, Opitz G syndrome.
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Greig,

David M., Scottish physician, 1864-1936.
Greig syndrome - increased width between the eyes due to an enlarged sphenoid bone. Synonym(s): ocular hypertelorism
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hypertelorism, ocular

A developmental, congenital anomaly in which the distance between the orbits is abnormally large resulting in a large distance between the eyes. This can be associated with mental deficiency, divergent strabismus, exophthalmos or optic atrophy. See Apert's syndrome; Crouzon's syndrome.
Millodot: Dictionary of Optometry and Visual Science, 7th edition. © 2009 Butterworth-Heinemann

oc·u·lar hy·per·tel·or·ism

(ok'yū-lăr hī'pĕr-tel'ŏr-izm) [MIM*145400]
Increased width between the eyes due to an enlarged sphenoid bone; other congenital anomalies and mental retardation may be associated.
Synonym(s): Greig syndrome, Opitz BBB syndrome, Opitz G syndrome.
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