hypotelorism


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hypotelorism

 [hi″po-te´lo-rizm]
abnormally decreased distance between two organs or parts.
ocular hypotelorism (orbital hypotelorism) abnormal decrease in the intraocular distance.

hy·po·tel·or·ism

(hī'pō-tel'ōr-izm),
Abnormal closeness of eyes.
[hypo- + G. tēle, far off, + horizō, to separate, fr. horos, boundary]

hypotelorism

/hy·po·telo·rism/ (-tēl´er-izm) abnormally decreased distance between two organs or parts.
ocular hypotelorism , orbital hypotelorism abnormal decrease in the intraorbital distance.

hypotelorism

[hī′pōtel′əriz′əm]
Etymology: Gk, hypo + tele, far, horizo, separate
a developmental defect characterized by an abnormally decreased distance between two organs or parts. A kind of hypotelorism is ocular hypotelorism. Compare hypertelorism.

hy·po·tel·or·ism

(hī'pō-tel'ŏr-izm)
Abnormal closeness of eyes.
[hypo- + G. tēle, far off, + horizō, to separate, fr. horos, boundary]

hypotelorism

abnormally decreased distance between two organs or parts.
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The physical exam found fused sutures, posterior and anterior fontanelle < 1 cm, rounded face, sinophris, ocular hypotelorism, cebocephaly, single nostril, micrognathia, flat osseous palate, and pectus excavatum (Figure 3).
However, a number of studies demonstrate that CP is a human teratogen due to its effects such as intrauterine growth retardation and multiple anomalies including microbrachycephaly, coronal craniosynostosis, hypotelorism, shallow orbits, proptosis, blepharophimosis, abnormal and small ears, unilateral preauricular pit, broad, flat nasal bridge, microstomia, high-arched palate, micrognathia, cranial anomalies, preaxial upper limb and post-axial lower limb defects consisting of hypoplastic thumbs, and oligodactyly like bilateral absence of 4th and 5th toes (Enns et al.
5,11) Ocular Hypotelorism (close-set eyes), cyclopia (single median eye) and micrognathia are all facial abnormalities associated with trisomy 13.
A total of 37 patients had metopic synostosis, demonstrating the characteristic trigonocephalic shape and various aspects of bitemporal narrowing and hypotelorism.
Her face was round, no hypotelorism, caries teeth, and small chin.