106 Possible Causes for Low Set Ears in USA

  • Nevo Syndrome

    Other common symptoms associated with Nevo Syndrome are the outward wrist-drop, edema in hands and feet, undescended testes, low-set ears, hypotonia, the presence of low muscle … associated with kyphosis, an abnormal increased forward rounding of the spine, joint laxity, postpartum overgrowth, a highly arched palate, undescended testes in males, low-setears, increased head circumference, among other symptoms.[1]

  • Smith-Magenis Syndrome
    Low Set Ears

    ears, and brachydactyly. … Craniofacial and skeletal abnormalities are common, including brachycephaly, broad nasal bridge, flat midface, tented upper lip, synophrys, hypertelorism, abnormally shaped or low-set[2]

  • Rubinstein-Taybi Syndrome
    Low Set Ears

    Symptoms Low-set ears and pinna abnormalities Low-set ears and pinna abnormalities refer to an abnormal shape or position of the outer ear (pinna or auricle). … may include: Absent or extra kidney, and other problems with kidney or bladder An underdeveloped bone in the midface Unsteady or stiff walking gait Downward-slanted eyes Low-setears or malformed ears Drooping eyelid ( ptosis ) Cataracts Coloboma (a defect in the iris of the eye) Extra fingers (polydactyly) Macrocephaly (excessively large head) or[3]

  • Spondylo-Ocular Syndrome

    set ears mitral valve prolapse aortic valve malformation dilated ureters sensineural deafness … kyphosis reduced lumbar lordosis pathological fractures of the vertebral bodies Other features facial dysmorphism facial hypotonia low posterior hairline short webbed neck low[4]

  • Saethre-Chotzen Syndrome

    syndrome are: fusion of certain head bones that sometimes causes the head and face to be asymmetrical; low hairline with upturned hair follicles; ptosis (droopy eyelids); low-setears and minor irregularities at the top of the ear and in the earfolds; a 'beaked' nose and a septum (the partition between the nostrils) that is deviated, or crooked; and … Some children with Saethre-Chotzen syndrome may have additional craniofacial anomalies such as cleft palate , low-set ears and dental issues.[5] [6]

  • Lateral Meningocele Syndrome

    Facial features found in this syndrome include dolichocephaly hypertelorism ptosis microretrognathia high arched palate long flat philtrum low set ears Non facial features[7]

  • Anotia

    Excl. small, normally shaped ears, imperforate auditory meatus with a normal pinna, dysplastic and low set ears. … Most low set ears have a poorly formed cartilaginous skeleton to the pinna and may be folded over. … Trisomy 18 Small ears Low set ears Mild retrognathia Defined as being present when the helix is attached to the cranium at a level below that of a horizontal plane with the[8] [9]

  • Wolf Hirschhorn Syndrome

    deletion of the short arm of chromosome 4, characterized by an undersized head, increased distance between the eyes, epicanthus , cleft palate , a small receding mandible, low-setears that are simplified in form, undescended testes, and hypospadias . … ears.[10] [11]

  • Refsum Disease

    The child had dysmorphic features, a flat bridge of nose,and low-set ears. … ears. … have shortened bones in their fingers or toes. · The children usually have moderately dysmorphic features that may include epicanthal folds, a flat bridge of the nose,and low-set[12]

  • Raine Syndrome

    Unknown syndrome: microcephaly, hypoplastic nose, exophthalmos, gum hyperplasia, cleft palate, low set ears, and osteosclerosis. … set ears, osteosclerosis, a cleft palate, gum hyperplasia, a hypoplastic nose, and eye proptosis. … , also called osteosclerotic bone dysplasia, is a rare autosomal recessive congenital disorder characterized by craniofacial anomalies including microcephaly, noticeably low[13]

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  1. Nevo syndrome, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nevo_syndrome
  2. Smith-Magenis Syndrome - Springer, http://link.springer.com/10.1007/978-3-540-2967…
  3. Rubinstein-Taybi syndrome - Scripps Health, https://www.scripps.org/articles/2450-rubinstei…
  4. Spondylo-ocular syndrome, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spondylo-ocular_syndrome
  5. Saethre-Chotzen Syndrome | Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, http://www.chop.edu/conditions-diseases/saethre…
  6. Foundation For Faces of Children, http://www.facesofchildren.org/Saethre-Chotzen%…
  7. Lateral meningocele syndrome, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lateral_meningoce…
  8. Ear malformation - Microtia/Anotia - Congenital Malformations Browser, http://en.atlaseclamc.org/ear/29-ear_malformati…
  9. Abnormalities of the Ear, http://www.fetalultrasound.com/online/text/30-096.HTM
  10. Wolf-Hirschhorn syndrome | definition of Wolf-Hirschhorn syndrome by Medical dictionary, http://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com…
  11. Wolf-Hirschhorn Syndrome: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment, http://www.webmd.com/children/wolf-hirschhorn-s…
  12. Case study-Refsum Disease | Biochemistry for Medics – Lecture Notes, http://www.namrata.co/case-study-refsum-disease/
  13. Raine syndrome, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raine_syndrome