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1,057 Possible Causes for Epicanthal Folds

  • Turner Syndrome

    Clinically, patients with Turner syndrome are short, and they have a small chin, prominent folds of skin at the inner corners of the eyes (epicanthal folds), low-set ears,[] folds can be present; red-green color blindness Ears: Serous otitis media is more common [4] ; the auricles may be posteriorly rotated or low set; hearing loss due to otosclerosis[] […] and fifth metacarpals and metatarsals Shield chest: The chest appears to be broad with widely spaced nipples Lymphedema Eyes: Ptosis, strabismus, amblyopia, and cataracts; epicanthal[]

  • Down Syndrome

    folds, flattened nasal bridge, broad hands with short fingers, decreased muscle tone, and by trisomy of the human chromosome numbered 21 — called also Down, Down's, trisomy[] In 1876 he specifically identified the fold of skin at the inner corner of the eyes which he described as epicanthic folds and he also noted that the ear was usually placed[] In the postnatal period, characteristic phenotypical features point to the diagnosis: depressed nasal bridge epicanthic folds abundant neck skin macroglossia simian crease[]

  • Noonan Syndrome

    ., epicanthal folds, ptosis, ocular hypertelorism), and micrognathia. Individuals with Noonan syndrome often may have either pectus excavatum or pectus carinatum.[] External features were hypertelorism (74%), downward sloping palpebral apertures (38%), epicanthic folds (39%) and ptosis (48%).[] About this article Issue Date 01 May 1992 DOI Keywords Amblyopia Cataracts Corneal Nerves Corneal Dystrophy Down's Syndrome Epicanthic Folds Hypertelorism Myelinated Nerves[]

  • Williams-Beuren Syndrome

    folds ) Partially missing teeth, defective tooth enamel, or small, widely spaced teeth Exams and Tests Signs include: Blood vessel narrowing including supravalvular aortic[] folds (vertical skin folds that cover the inner corners of the eyes Feeding difficulties in infancy, often leading to poor growth Shorter than average height Low body tone[] […] upturned nose Long ridges in the skin that run from the nose to the upper lip (philtrum) Prominent lips with an open mouth Skin that covers the inner corner of the eye ( epicanthal[]

  • Pallister-Killian Syndrome

    folds large ears with lobes that are thick and protrude outward.[] Patients also exhibit a distinctive facial structure, characterized by high foreheads, sparse hair on the temple, a wide space between the eyes, epicanthal folds and a flat[] Other ocular abnormalities overlap with those of PKS ( Table 1 ), and include strabismus, hypertelorism, epicanthal folds, scleralization of the cornea, iris heterochromia[]

  • LIG4 Syndrome

    folds and nose changes [ 24, 27 ].[] folds and nose changes [ 24 , 27 ].[] folds Hypogonadism Bone abnormalities Bone Hypoplasia Syndactyly Polydactyly Congential Hip Dysplasia Skin conditions Photosensitivity Psoriasis Eczema Widespread Ecchymosis[]

  • Blepharophimosis

    folds.[] The patient has bilateral ptosis with reduced lid size.There are inverted epicanthal folds, telecanthus. The nasal bridge is flat and there is hypoplastic orbital rim.[] It is associated with ptosis of the upper eyelids, epicanthal folds, telecanthus, and flattened and widened nasal bridge.[]

  • Homocystinuria

    The patient also shows signs that had not been previously described: epicanthal folds, broad nasal bridge, long and flat philtrum, amimic expression and, particularly, a postural[]

  • Oculodentodigital Dysplasia

    The other common ocular findings include glaucoma, strabismus, iris atrophy, micro cornea, epicanthic folds, a narrow palpebral fissure and atrophy of the eye.[] folds giving the impression of hypertelorism.[] […] facial features include a narrow, pinched nose with hypoplastic alae nasi, prominent columella and thin anteverted nares together with a narrow nasal bridge, and prominent epicanthic[]

  • Kaufman Oculocerebrofacial Syndrome

    folds * thin or bare eyebrows * flat upper lip groove...[] folds * Thin or bare eyebrows * Flat upper lip groove Causes Kaufman Oculocerebrofacial syndrome is an idiopathic disorder; meaning it has no known cause.[] * serious/severe mental retardation * small jaw or mandible * high arched & narrow palate * flared nostrils or wide opened nostrils * delayed physical & mental growth * epicanthal[]

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