microtia


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microtia

 [mi-kro´she-ah]
abnormal smallness of the pinna of the ear.

mi·cro·ti·a

(mī-krō'shē-ă),
Smallness of the auricle of the ear with a blind or absent external acoustic meatus.
[micro- + G. ous, ear]

mi·cro·ti·a

(mī-krō'shē-ă)
Abnormal smallness of the auricle of the acoustic external ear with a blind or absent external auditory meatus.
[micro- + G. ous, ear]

mi·cro·ti·a

(mī-krō'shē-ă)
Abnormal smallness of the auricle of the acoustic external ear with a blind or absent external auditory meatus.
[micro- + G. ous, ear]
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In recent years, reports of malformations in babies exposed to MMF during the first trimester include microtia, cleft lip and palate, hypoplastic fingers and toenails, diaphragmatic hernia, congenital heart defects, and micrognathia.
American physicians treat both adult and pediatric patients, correcting cleft palates and lips, working with burn victims, treating microtia (undeveloped ears) and performing cancer removals and reconstruction.
A nivel descriptivo, se evidencia que en la poblacion estudiada hay individuos que presentan otras malformaciones tales como microtia y algunas facies caracterizadas por labios y orejas amplias, lo cual sugiere que debe realizarse un diagnostico clinico y molecular (que incluyan el sindrome de X-fragil), seguido de asesoria genetica a las familias identificadas; dado lo pequeno de la poblacion, es probable que la endogamia en la misma sea alta.
--Oidos: Microtia, apendices dermoides izquierdos, no presencia de conducto auditivo externo izquierdo.
[6] The first patient was a 15-year-old male with mild microtia accompanying a dermoid cyst.
Dysmorphic features included prominent glabella, asymmetric face, right malarial hypoplasia, three skin tags in the left ear and one in the right ear, right microtia and cleft earlobe, upslanting palpebral fissures, broad nasal root, narrow ala nasi, prominent columella, short neck, shoulder asymmetry, bilateral 5th clinodactyly, bilateral partial cutaneous syndactyly between the 2nd and 3rd toes, and left testis in the inguinal canal.
A few weeks later, the family visited Ear Nose and Throat consultant Mr Anirvan Banerjee at James Cook University Hospitalin Middlesbroughwhere they were told Alex had a condition called microtia or "little ear."