Hypertelorism

Hypertelorism

Hypertelorism, derived from the Greek word "telouros", is an abnormally increased distance between two organs or bodily parts, usually referring to an increased distance between the orbits--orbital hypertelorism. In this condition the distance between the inner eye corners as well as the distance between the pupils is greater than normal. Hypertelorism should not be confused with telecanthus, in which the distance between the inner eye corners is increased but that of the outer eye corners remains unchanged. Therefore the distance between the pupils is normal. Hypertelorism is a symptom in a variety of syndromes, including Edwards Syndrome, 1q21.1 duplication syndrome, basal ... more on Wikipedia

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