3,241 Possible Causes for Low Set Ears

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    McIsaac WJ, Goel V, To T, Low DE.[aafp.org] "Over-the-counter (OTC) medications for acute cough in children and adults in community settings".[en.m.wikipedia.org] A sore or scratchy throat, hoarse voice, ear fullness, headache and low-grade fever may also be present.[care.american-rhinologic.org]

  • CHARGE Syndrome

    The most common external ear anomalies include low-set ears, asymmetric ears, or small or absent ear lobes.[encyclopedia.com] Middle ears typically have ossicular malformations that result in conductive losses that are greatest in the low frequencies but can be present at all frequencies.[asha.org] The Charge Syndrome Foundation defines a specific set of birth defects and most common features to diagnose CHARGE syndrome.[encyclopedia.com]

  • Rubinstein-Taybi Syndrome

    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).[scripps.org] […] 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-set[scripps.org] ears or malformed ears Drooping eyelid ( ptosis ) Cataracts Coloboma (a defect in the iris of the eye) Extra fingers (polydactyly) Macrocephaly (excessively large head) or[scripps.org]

  • Trisomy 18

    […] is usually associated with intellectual disability, small birth size, and various congenital anomalies, including severe microcephaly, heart defects, prominent occiput, low-set[merckmanuals.com] Characteristics of the syndrome include severe mental and growth retardation; congenital heart disease and other internal defects; and a multitude of bodily deformities, such as low-set[britannica.com] Babies born with trisomy 18 can have heart and kidney problems, a small head with low-set ears, a chest with an unusual shape, and crossed legs.[myhealth.alberta.ca]

  • Turner Syndrome

    These include short stature, swelling, a broad chest, a low hairline, low set ears and a webbed neck.[house.wikia.com] Other physical features typical of Turner syndrome are Short, "webbed" neck with folds of skin from tops of shoulders to sides of neck Low hairline in the back Low-set ears[medlineplus.gov] […] hairline in back low-set ears extremity edema hypertension signs of thyroid dysfunction stool guaiac may identify GI bleeding Imaging Radiographs recommended views triplanar[orthobullets.com]

  • Mandibulofacial Dysostosis

    […] lids, bony defects or hypoplasia of malar and zygomatic bones, hypoplasia of the mandible, macrostomia with high or cleft palate and malposition and malocclusion of teeth, low-set[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] The common features are macrostomia, low-set ears and ear defects, high-arched palate, nasal deformity, teeth malocclusion, open bite and conductive hearing loss .[patient.info] Conductive hearing loss is common with hypoplastic ossicular chains while the pinnae are low-set, crumpled and abnormally cupped.[disorders.eyes.arizona.edu]

  • Velocardiofacial Syndrome

    These may include small, low-set ears, short width of eye openings (palpebral fissures), hooded eyes, a relatively long face, an enlarged nose tip (bulbous), or a short or[mayoclinic.org] […] eyes, hypertelorism or low-set ears.[syndromepictures.com] Long face with prominent upper jaw Underdeveloped lower jaw Low set ears Prominent nose with narrow nasal passages Thin upper lip with a down-slanted mouth Multiple abnormalities[cincinnatichildrens.org]

  • Smith-Magenis Syndrome

    Many have low immune systems.[ctmq.org] ears, and brachydactyly.[link.springer.com] For medical and scientific information please refer to the links to various websites, academic articles and fact sheets set out below.[smithmagenissyndrome.ning.com]

  • Down Syndrome

    Low muscle tone and loose joints.[webmd.com] Some common physical signs of the disorder include a small head, flattened face, short neck, up-slanted eyes, low-set ears, enlarged tongue and lips, and sloping underchin[britannica.com] Though they can often face a unique set of challenges, they can also overcome those obstacles and thrive.[healthline.com]

  • Hallermann Syndrome

    The mandible is hypoplastic and as a result the ears are low-set.[healio.com] Proportionate short stature, brachycephaly, frontal bossing, microphthalmia, hypotelorism, strabismus, downs landing palpebral fissures, blue sclera, low set ears, long philtrum[njcponline.com] It is characterized by early closure of the sutures between the skull bones, bulging eyes, low-set ears, fusion of the second, third, and forth fingers, and fusion of the[icd10data.com]

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