orbital 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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The orbital hypertelorism is corrected by the operation of facial bipartition which was originally described by Tessier in 2 stages2.
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