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52 Possible Causes for High Cheekbones

  • Sinusitis

    The sinuses are small, air-filled cavities behind your cheekbones and forehead (see below).[hse.ie] Sinusitis typically causes a high temperature, pain and tenderness in the face, and a blocked or runny nose It is a common condition and can affect people of any age.[hse.ie]

  • Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Type 4

    Abstract Ehlers-Danlos syndrome type 4, the vascular type, is a rare, life-threatening inherited disorder of the connective tissue. Affected patients are at risk of arterial, bowel and uterine rupture during pregnancy. Generally, this syndrome remains undiagnosed until a sudden, acute presentation with organ[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pitt-Hopkins Syndrome

    Pitt-Hopkins syndrome is a rare genetic disease that stems from mutations in the transcription factor 4 (TCF4) gene located on chromosome 18. The clinical presentation encompasses diverse features, some of the most important being facial changes, mental and growth retardation, epilepsy, respiratory difficulties,[…][symptoma.com]

  • Acrofacial Dysostosis Type Catania

    […] cavities Tooth cavities Tooth decay [ more ] 0000670 Downslanted palpebral fissures Downward slanting of the opening between the eyelids 0000494 Finger syndactyly 0006101 High[rarediseases.info.nih.gov] […] forehead 0000348 Hypoplasia of the zygomatic bone Cheekbone underdevelopment Decreased size of cheekbone Underdevelopment of cheekbone [ more ] 0010669 Intellectual disability[rarediseases.info.nih.gov]

  • Freckles

    Her skin was creamy white with a scattering of light freckles on her high cheekbones.[es.oxforddictionaries.com] ‘Her skin was creamy white with a scattering of light freckles on her high cheekbones.’[en.oxforddictionaries.com] Take two blunt brown pencils and randomly dot the skin where the sun would hit, from the bridge of the nose to the top of your cheekbones.[grittypretty.com]

  • Disseminated Hemangiomatosis

    Rich brown skin, high cheekbones, dark eyes and jetblack hair cut in a military flat-top.[sandiegomagazine.com]

  • Pilotto Syndrome

    Heart-shaped face, high cheekbones, exotic-looking without ever having to put on a hint of makeup. Pretty. What was she wearing?[archiveofourown.org]

  • Book's Syndrome

    They have narrow chins, prominent ears, high cheekbones, and upturned noses. It is caused by a very small genetic deletion, about 26 to 28 missing genes on chromosome 7.[news.nationalgeographic.com]

  • Spondyloepiphyseal Dysplasia Congenita

    The cheekbones close to the nose may appear flattened. Some infants are born with an opening in the roof of the mouth ( a cleft palate ).[ghr.nlm.nih.gov] Severe nearsightedness (high myopia ) is sometimes present, as are other eye problems that can affect vision such as detached retinas.[wikidoc.org] Severe nearsightedness ( high myopia ) is common, as are other eye problems that can impair vision. About one quarter of people with this condition have hearing loss.[ghr.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cleidocranial Dysplasia

    Characteristics of cleidocranial dysostosis include: Delayed closure of the spaces between the bones of the skull Underdeveloped cheekbones and prominent brow bone Wide nasal[web.archive.org] […] of the zygomatic bone Cheekbone underdevelopment Decreased size of cheekbone Underdevelopment of cheekbone [ more ] 0010669 Hypoplastic inferior ilia 0008821 Increased number[rarediseases.info.nih.gov] […] bridge due to increased space between the eyes High arched palate or possible cleft palate Short stature Scoliosis Hearing loss Diagnosis Treatment Cleidocranial dysostosis[web.archive.org]

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