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26 Possible Causes for Sloping or Flat Forehead

  • Patau Syndrome

    A small head with a sloping forehead.[brochures.mater.org.au] Facial features which may include widely set small eyes with vertical skin folds covering the eye's inner corners, a broad flat nose, low-set ears and a cleft lip and palate[brochures.mater.org.au]

  • Dubowitz Syndrome

    Facial appearance is characteristic with narrow or triangular shaped head and high or sloping forehead, flat supraorbital ridge, scanty lateral eyebrows, short palpebral fissures[orpha.net] forehead, ptosis, short palpebral fissures, broad and flat nasal bridge; 3) microcephaly; 4) mild mental retardation; and 5) in at least 50% of the cases, eczema.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Facial appearance is a key to the diagnosis, with characteristic high or sloping forehead; sparse hair; flat, undeveloped (hypoplastic) bones above the eyes (supraorbital[rarediseases.org]

  • Coffin-Lowry Syndrome

    The typical facial features consist of a prominent forehead, hypertelorism, a flat nasal bridge, downward sloping palpebral fissures, and a wide mouth with full lips.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] hypertelorism flat nasal bridge downward sloping palpebral fissures wide mouth with full lips skeletal anomalies growth retardation short stature pectus deformity spinal[radiopaedia.org] […] characterized by a number of clinical features which include: central nervous system mental retardation sensorineural hearing loss craniofacial anomalies 3 microcephaly prominent forehead[radiopaedia.org]

  • Fanconi Anemia

    […] head, frontal bossing, scaphocephaly, sloped forehead, choanal atresia Neck - Sprengel abnormality, short, low hairline, webbed Spine - Spina bifida (thoracic, lumbar, cervical[emedicine.medscape.com] […] vagina, or ovary/ovaries Other skeletal anomalies can include the following features: Head and face - Microcephaly, hydrocephalus, micrognathia, peculiar face, bird face, flat[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Cleidocranial Dysplasia

    The forehead is broad and flat; the cranium is brachycephalic.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Frontal and parietal bossing and mid-face retrusion Narrow, sloping shoulders that can be opposed at the midline due to clavicular hypoplasia or aplasia (see Figure 1 ) Abnormal[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Profound Mental Retardation

    In some cases, the forehead is sloped, the bridge of the nose is flat and the ears appear larger or smaller than normal.[livestrong.com]

  • Microcephalic Osteodysplastic Primordial Dwarfism Type II

    Clinical description The facial dysmorphism is characterized by a prominent nose with a flat nasal bridge, protruding eyes, a sloping forehead, and micrognathia.[orpha.net] The facial dysmorphism is characterized by a prominent nose with a flat nasal bridge, protruding eyes, a sloping forehead, and micrognathia.[childnervoussystem.blogspot.com]

  • Mohr Syndrome

    The extra-oral examination revealed frontal bossing, down-sloping forehead, broad nasal base, uneven nostrils, wide set eyes, low-set ears, flat midface, dry skin and coarse[jofs.in] There is a wide degree of phenotypic variability within the subgroup because of somatic mosaicism. [1], [3], [7], [9] Reported extra oral findings consist of sloping forehead[jofs.in] , frontal bossing, wide set eyes, low-set ears, broad nasal base, flattening of the nasal tip, uneven nostrils, narrow upper lip, flat midface, maxillary and mandibular micrognathia[jofs.in]

  • Summitt Syndrome

    People who have Down's syndrome have a flat forehead and sloping eyes and lower than average intelligence.[collinsdictionary.com]

  • Ring Chromosome 13

    Symptoms - Chromosome 13 ring * Anencephaly * Aprosencephaly * Small head * Atelencephaly * Small jaw * Turricephaly * Sloping forehead * Mandibular cleft * Low set ears *[checkorphan.org] Malformed ears * Flat nasal bridge * Retinoblastoma * Small eyes * Coloboma * Widely spaced eyes * Downward slanting space between eyelids * Aniridia * Cleft lip * Cleft[checkorphan.org]

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