elfin facies

elf·in fa·ci·es

facies characterized by a short, upturned nose, wide mouth, widely spaced eyes, and full cheeks; it may be associated with hypercalcemia, supravalvar aortic stenosis, and mental retardation.

elf·in facies

(el'fin fā'shē-ez)
Facies characterized by a short, upturned nose, wide mouth, widely spaced eyes, and full cheeks.
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Physical features include a small head, depressed nasal bridge, wide mouth with small chin, full lips and puffiness around the eyes (the so-called "elfin facies").