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Glossary for Microphthalmia in children

Medical terms related to Microphthalmia in children or mentioned in this section include:

  • Cerebro-Oculo-Facio-Skeletal Syndrome: A genetic disorder involving degeneration of the brain and spinal cord that starts during the fetal stage.
  • Child health symptoms: Symptoms related to pediatric (child) health.
  • Congenital glaucoma: A form of glaucoma affecting babies and younger children.
  • Crouzon Syndrome: A condition which is characterized by craniofacial dysostosis
  • Ehlers danlos syndrome: An inherited disorder of the connective tissue causing it to become weak and fragile. Connective tissue is found in skin, muscles, tendons and ligaments and hence all of these may be affected by weakness
  • Eye symptoms: Symptoms affecting the eye
  • Face symptoms: Symptoms affecting the face
  • Fetal alcohol syndrome: A condition which occurs in a new born fetus and is caused by the mother consuming excess alcohol during her pregnancy
  • Focal dermal hypoplasia: A rare genetic disorder characterized by bone, skin, teeth and pigmentation abnormalities as well as asymmetry of the face, trunk and extremities.
  • Fraser Syndrome: A rare disorder characterized by the absence of one or both eyes as well as any of a number of other possible congenital abnormalities. Up to half of cases are stillborn.
  • Frontonasal dysplasia: A very rare disorder involving head and face abnormalities primarily due to a groove down the midline of the face which may affect parts or all of the face.
  • Hallermann-Streiff Syndrome: A condition which affects stature, head shape and hair growth
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Holt-Oram Syndrome: A rare inherited disorder characterized by hand, arm and heart abnormalities. Bone abnormalities usually affect the left arm more than the right and occasionally only one arm and/or hand is affected.
  • Meckel Syndrome: A rare genetic disorder involving numerous abnormalities and characterized by death within the first few weeks.
  • Microphthalmia: Congenitally small eye.
  • Mouth symptoms: Symptoms of the mouth or oral area.
  • Norrie syndrome: A rare form of blindness that occurs at birth or soon after due to eye defects. The severity and range of symptoms is variable.
  • Oculodentodigital syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by small eyes, underdeveloped tooth enamel and permanent flexion of one or more finger joints.
  • Patau syndrome: A chromosomal disorder where there are three number 13 chromosomes as opposed to the normal two. The condition causes mental retardation and heart, kidney and scalp defects. Survival rate is very poor.
  • Respiratory symptoms: Symptoms affecting the breathing systems.
  • Skeletal symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skeletal system such as the bones.
  • Skull symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skull surrounding the brain.
  • Walker-Warburg Syndrome: A rare inherited disorder characterized by brain malformations and retinal and muscle abnormalities.

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