Chapter

The Face

William Reardon

in The Bedside Dysmorphologist

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print October 2007 | ISBN: 9780195300451
Published online October 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199975204 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780195300451.003.0002
The Face

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This chapter covers clinical signs relating to the face (Hypertelorism, Hypotelorism, abnormal nasal bridge, abnormal alae nasi and nasal tip, abnormal nasal columella and nares, abnormal nasal septum, abnormal nasal appendages, synophrys, midfacial hypoplasia, micrognathia, facial asymmetry, myopathic facies, abnormalities of the philtrum) and gives information on how to recognize the sign, establishing a differential diagnosis, and investigations to consider. Relavent images are also included for each sign.

Chapter.  6226 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Clinical Genetics ; Neonatology

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