telecanthus

telecanthus

 [tel″ĕ-kan´thus]
abnormally increased distance between the medial canthi of the eyelids.

tel·e·can·thus

(tel'ĕ-kan'thŭs), [MIM*187350]
Increased distance between the medial canthi or angles of the eyelids.
[G. tēle, distant, + kanthos, canthus]

telecanthus

/tele·can·thus/ (tel″ĕ-kan´thus) abnormally increased distance between the medial canthi of the eyelids.

tel·e·can·thus

(tel'ĕ-kan'thŭs)
Increased distance between the medial canthi or angles of the eyelids.
[G. tēle, distant, + kanthos, canthus]

telecanthus 

Excessive separation between the medial canthi of the eyelids. It may occur in isolation or form part of the blepharophimosis syndrome. Treatment consists in shortening and re-fixating the medial canthal tendons to the lacrimal crest. See blepharophimosis syndrome.

telecanthus

abnormally increased distance between the medial canthi of the eyelids.
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The clinical picture is highly variable, but the major characteristics include hypertelorism, primary telecanthus, median nasal cleft with a broad nasal root, and a widow's peak hairline [4,10].
1) Previous reports demonstrated ocular manifestations of trisomy 9 patients as deeply-set eyes, small palpebral fissures, telecanthus, keratolenticular adhesion and marked iris hypoplasia.
She had frontal bossing, telecanthus, slightly depressed nasal bridge and prominent nasal tip.
64%) came with congenital Blepharophimosis syndrome, telecanthus, cerebral palsy, mental retardation, dental malformations, bat ears, convergent squint with developmental delay and came to diagnosed as a syndrome of oculo-cerebro-dento-auricular malformations (CODAS) syndrome a rare autosomal recessive syndrome with <1/1000000 incidence.
Orbital hypertelorism is increased distance between medial orbital walls and telecanthus is increased distance between medial canthi4.
Craniofacial findings includes dolichocephaly, high prominent forehead, ocular proptosis, hypertelorism, telecanthus, downslanting palpebral fissures, maxillary hypoplasia, cleft palate with prominent palatine ridges, micrognathia, and apparently low-set and posteriorly rotated ears.
Toriello-Carey syndrome is a rare multiple congenital anomaly syndrome comprising ACC, telecanthus, short palpebral fissures, abnormal ears, Pierre Robin sequence, and cardiac anomaly [30].
Another reported feature of this syndrome is congenital ptosis that in some cases may be associated with hypertelorism and telecanthus [Bamforth and Kaurah, 1992].
Nasal polypi, proptosis, nasal discharge, mucin cast, Telecanthus and facial asymmetry were seen in our patients.
As many as 42% of pediatric patients present with alteration of their facial skeletons (proptosis, telecanthus, or malar flattening) compared to 10% for adults, which may be explained by the more pliable bony structure of children) Notably, as many as 70% of pediatric patients present with unilateral disease, while 63% of adults present with bilateral disease.