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Glossary for Asymmetrical face

Medical terms related to Asymmetrical face or mentioned in this section include:

  • 14q+ syndrome: A rare chromosomal disorder involving duplication of genetic material from the long arm (q) of chromosome 14 resulting in various abnormalities.
  • 47 XYY syndrome: A genetic condition where males have an extra Y chromosome in each of their cells. Normally male cells have one X and one Y chromosome. This is not usually an inherited condition but a defect that occurs during cell division. Often the condition is asymptomatic.
  • Acrocephalosyndactyly type 3 (ACPS 3): A rare genetic disorder characterized by premature joining of certain skull bones during development which has an impact on the shape of the head and face. Features include brachycephaly, ear deformities as well as craniofacial, finger and bone abnormalities.
  • Acrofacial dysostosis atypical postaxial: A rare genetic disorder characterized by absence of some fingers and toes and characteristic facial features.
  • Anophthalmia -- hypothalamo-pituitary insufficiency: A rare syndrome characterized mainly by small or absent eyes and malformations of the hypothalamus and pituitary gland.
  • Anophthalmia -- hypyothalamo-pituitary insufficiency: A rare syndrome characterized mainly by small or absent eyes and malformations of the hypothalamus and pituitary gland.
  • Arthrogryposis, distal, type 2E: A rare syndrome characterized by contractures of the fingers and jaw.
  • Basilar impression primary: A congenital bone abnormality where the skull and vertebrae meet which can compress some of the brain structures and result in neurological abnormalities. The defect is often associated with other vertebral abnormalities. In severe cases, the cerebrospinal fluid flow may be obstructed which can cause fluid to build up inside the skull (hydrocephalus).
  • Bd syndrome: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by the association of mental retardation, small eyes and a movement disorder.
  • Bell's palsy: A one sided muscle paralysis of sudden onset due to a problem with the facial nerve
  • Bone symptoms: Symptoms affecting the body's bones
  • Brain symptoms: Symptoms affecting the brain
  • Capillary Malformation of the Lower Lip, Lymphatic Malformation of Face and Neck, Asymmetry of Face and Limbs, and Partial/Generalized Overgrowth.: A rare syndrome characterized by asymmetrical face and limbs, lymphatic malformations of the face and neck, capillary malformation of the lower lip and overgrowth of parts or all of the body.
  • Cat Eye Syndrome: A rare chromosomal disorder involving abnormalities of chromosome 22 and characterized by coloboma of the iris, down-slanting palpebral fissures and anal atresia.
  • Cayler syndrome: A very rare disorder involving heart defects and abnormalities involving the lower lip muscle.
  • Cervicooculoacoustic syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by ocular palsy, congenital perceptive deafness and fusion of the vertebrae in the neck.
  • Chromosome 1, 1p36 deletion syndrome: A rare chromosomal disorder where deletion of a portion of chromosome 1 causes various abnormalities such as heart problems, mental retardation, developmental delay, facial dysmorphism and short stature. The symptoms are variable depending on the exact location of chromosomal deletion.
  • Chromosome 10, Monosomy 10p:
  • Chromosome 10p deletion syndrome: A rare chromosomal disorder where there is a deletion of the short arm (p) of chromosome 10 resulting in variable abnormalities.
  • Chromosome 13q duplication syndrome: A rare chromosomal disorder where the long arm (q) of chromosome 13 is duplicated resulting in various physical, neurological and developmental abnormalities.
  • Chromosome 14 trisomy: A rare chromosomal disorder involving duplication of genetic material from chromosome 14 resulting in various abnormalities. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount and exact location of the genetic material that is duplicated.
  • Chromosome 14 trisomy syndrome: A rare chromosomal disorder involving duplication of genetic material from chromosome 14 resulting in various abnormalities.
  • Chromosome 14, trisomy mosaic: A rare chromosomal disorder characterized by retarded growth before and after birth, mental retardation, developmental delay and various physical abnormalities. The type and severity of symptoms may vary between patients.
  • Chromosome 7 deletion p21-p22.1: A chromosomal disorder where a small portion of chromosome 7 is deleted which results in a range of abnormalities.
  • Chromosome 9, trisomy 9q: A very rare genetic disorder where a portion of the genetic material on the long arm (q) of chromosome 9 is duplicated which results in various abnormalities. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the size and location of the genetic material involved.
  • Chromosome 9q duplication: A very rare genetic disorder where a portion of the genetic material on the long arm (q) of chromosome 9 is duplicated which results in various abnormalities. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the size and location of the genetic material involved.
  • Chromosome conditions: Various genetic conditions where a chromosome is partially or totally misplaced.
  • Chromosome diploid-triploid mosaicism syndrome: A rare chromosomal disorder involving chromosomal duplication, triplication and mosaicism.
  • Cleft lip palate -- deafness -- sacral lipoma: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by an opening in the palate and lip, deafness and a lipoma in the end portion of the spine.
  • Corpus callosum agenesis -- polysyndactyly: A rare syndrome characterized by skin and gastrointestinal defects, extra digits and skull and facial anomalies.
  • Craniosynostosis exostoses nevus epibulbar dermoid: A rare syndrome characterized by the premature fusion of skull bones, excessive bone growth (hyperostosis), epibulbar dermoids (benign eye tumor) and a skin disorder (linear verrucous epidermal nevus). Patients with this condition need to avoid using aminoglycosides as they can have a negative impact on hearing.
  • Deafness -- craniofacial syndrome: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by deafness and abnormalities of the skull and face.
  • Del (3) (pter-25): A rare chromosomal disorder characterized by various anomalies. The listed symptoms are those observed in 22 reported cases. The manifestations linked to most genetic defects are often variable to some degree.
  • Del (3) (q12-q21): A rare chromosomal disorder characterized by various anomalies. The listed symptoms are those observed in a few reported cases. The manifestations linked to most genetic defects are often variable to some degree.
  • Delayed speech -- facial asymmetry -- strabismus -- ear lobe creases: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by speech delay, crease in the ear lobe, asymmetrical face and cross-eyed.
  • Deletion 10q: A rare disorder caused by the deletion of a portion of chromosome 10q. The range and severity of symptoms is determined by the size of the portion that is deleted.
  • Developmental problems: Physical or mental development difficulty.
  • Distal arthrogryposis, Moore-Weaver type: A rare disorder characterized mainly by clenched fists, permanent flexion of toes and fingers and head and facial abnormalities.
  • Emanuel syndrome: A rare chromosomal disorder where a portion of chromosome 11 is translocated with a portion of chromosome 22. The disorder involves a wide range of abnormalities such as kidney, genital and heart abnormalities, mental retardation, small head and failure to thrive.
  • Encephalo cranio cutaneous lipomatosis: A rare genetic disorder characterized by craniofacial lipomas, cerebral atrophy and patches of alopecia.
  • Enchondromatosis-dwarfism-deafness: A rare syndrome characterized mainly by short limbs, short stature, asymmetrical limbs, deafness and abnormal bone development.
  • Epiphyseal dysplasia -- hearing loss -- dysmorphism: A rare syndrome characterized mainly by hearing loss, unusual face and bone development abnormalities.
  • Epiphyseal dysplasia dysmorphism camptodactyly: A rare syndrome characterized mainly by hearing loss, unusual face and bone development abnormalities.
  • Face symptoms: Symptoms affecting the face
  • Facial asymmetry -- temporal seizures: A rare condition characterized mainly by seizures that originate from the temporal lobe of the brain as well as facial asymmetry.
  • Facial pain: Pain affecting the face
  • Froster-Iskenius-Waterson syndrome: A rare syndrome characterized by multiple joint contractures at birth, hyperthermia and twisting of neck muscles.
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Hemifacial microsomia macrodactyly: A rare syndrome characterized by enlargement of some fingers as well as the underdevelopment of the lower half of one side of the face.
  • Herrmann Opitz arthrogryposis syndrome: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by contractures, skeletal abnormalities and short stature.
  • Hyper IgE: Inherited immunodeficiency disorders involving excessive production of IgE and frequent bacterial (staphylococcal) infections mainly involving the skin as well as other problems. Recessively inherited forms of the condition tend to be more serious with bone problems.
  • Jorgenson-Lenz syndrome: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by joint problems, mental retardation and various eye and other anomalies.
  • Klippel Feil deformity conductive deafness absent vagina: A rare developmental disorder occurring only in females and characterized by skeletal and genitourinary abnormalities and small stature.
  • MURCS Association: A rare developmental disorder occurring only in females and characterized by skeletal and genitourinary abnormalities and small stature.
  • Macrodactyly -- Hemihypertrophy -- Connective tissue nevi syndrome: A birth disorder characterized manily by large toes, large head, skin pigmentation anomaly and asymmetrical face and arm.
  • Maghazaji syndrome: A rare syndrome characterized by enlargement of some fingers as well as the underdevelopment of the lower half of one side of the face.
  • Mayer-Rokitansky-Kuster-Hauser, syndrome, type 2 (MRKH type 2): A rare developmental disorder occurring only in females and characterized by skeletal and genitourinary abnormalities and small stature.
  • Mehes syndrome: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by delayed speech, an asymmetrical face, crossed eyes and ear lobe creases.
  • Mental retardation -- short stature -- cleft palate -- unusual facies: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by short stature, mental retardation, cleft palate and facial anomalies.
  • Mental retardation -- short stature -- deafness -- genital: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by mental retardation, short stature, deafness and genital abnormalities.
  • Mental retardation athetosis microphthalmia: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by the association of mental retardation, small eyes and a movement disorder.
  • Microcephaly -- deafness syndrome: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by a small head and deafness.
  • Microphthalmia syndromic, type 6: A rare inherited syndrome characterized mainly by small eyes, malformed ears, small jaw and finger and genital abnormalities. The symptoms are variable to some degree.
  • Microsomia -- hemifacial -- radial defects: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by a wide range of defects involving the face, ear, mouth, vertebrae and radial bones.
  • Monosomy 1p36: A rare chromosomal disorder where deletion of a portion of chromosome 1 causes various abnormalities such as heart problems, mental retardation, developmental delay, facial dysmorphism and short stature. The range and severity of symptoms is variable with some cases being relatively mild.
  • Mouth symptoms: Symptoms of the mouth or oral area.
  • Mullerian Aplasia -- Renal Aplasia -- Cervicothoracic Somite Dysplasia: A rare developmental disorder occurring only in females and characterized by skeletal and genitourinary abnormalities and small stature.
  • Neuritis with brachial predilection: A neuromuscular disorder that tends to only affect the arm and hand. It causes muscle pain, weakness and wasting. Physical and emotional stress and pregnancy may trigger episodes. In rare cases the legs may be involved.
  • Orofaciodigital syndrome type I:
  • Orofaciodigital syndrome type1: A rare genetic disorder characterized by variable malformations of the face, digits and inside the mouth. Type 1 is distinguished from the other types of this condition by the presence of polycystic kidneys and a X-linked dominant inheritance.
  • Patterson-Stevenson syndrome: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by a missing fingers giving the hand a split appearance as well as jaw and face abnormalities.
  • Phocomelia -- thrombocytopenia -- encephalocele -- urogenital malformation: An early congenital condition that is characterized by multiple congenital anomalies. The severity and range of abnormalities may vary amongst patients.
  • Retinoids embryopathy: Fetal exposure to retinoids has the potential to cause mental and physical birth defects, particularly craniofacial, heart and ear malformations. It is advised that women planning a pregnancy should avoid taking retinoids for two years before the pregnancy.
  • Silent sinus syndrome: The silent sinus syndrome refers to the collapse of the orbital floor and maxillary sinus which can cause changes in facial appearance. The condition is quite uncommon and usually causes no pain when it occurs. It is believed that the condition is often undiagnosed or misdiagnosed. The cause of the condition is not fully understood but is believed to be an acquired condition in most cases.
  • Skeletal symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skeletal system such as the bones.
  • Skull symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skull surrounding the brain.
  • Snyder-Robinson syndrome: A rare syndrome characterized by mental retardation, reduced muscle tone, abnormal walk, weak bones and an asymmetrical face.
  • Stroke symptoms: Brain-related symptoms of bleeding or blockage.
  • Tel-Hashomer camptodactyly syndrome: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by finger flexion, facial anomalies, short stature and muscle problems.
  • Thanos-Stewart-Zonana Syndrome: A rare syndrome characterized by the premature fusion of skull bones, excessive bone growth (hyperostosis), epibulbar dermoids (benign eye tumor) and a skin disorder (linear verrucous epidermal nevus). Patients with this condition need to avoid using aminoglycosides as they can have a negative impact on hearing.
  • Torticollis, keloids, cryptorchidism, renal dysplasia: A rare genetic condition characterized by undescended testes, kidney defects, torticollis and the formation of keloids which are scar-like elevations on the skin. The symptoms occur in males though females carriers can have mild symptoms.
  • Trisomy 14 Mosaic: A rare chromosomal disorder characterized by retarded growth before and after birth, mental retardation, developmental delay and various physical abnormalities. The type and severity of symptoms may vary between patients.
  • Trisomy 14 Mosaicism Syndrome: A rare chromosomal disorder characterized by retarded growth before and after birth, mental retardation, developmental delay and various physical abnormalities. The type and severity of symptoms may vary considerably between patients depending on how many of the body's cells have the extra genetic material.
  • Valproic Acid -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Valproic Acid during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Van Bogaert-Hozay syndrome: A rare disorder characterized by destruction of ends of finger bones, mental retardation, skin wasting and eye and facial abnormalities.
  • Velocardiofacial syndrome: A genetic disorder which can present with a wide range of phenotypic manifestations which has lead to a number of different names being assigned to the various presentations e.g. DiGeorge Syndrome and Cayler Anomaly Face Syndrome. There are nearly 200 different symptoms that can occur and the severity of the condition is also highly variable depending on the nature and severity of the symptoms that are present.
  • Von voss Cherstvoy syndrome: An early congenital condition that is characterised by multiple congenital anomalies.
  • Wolf-Hirschhorn Syndrome: A syndrome which is caused by a partial deletion of the short arm of chromosome 4.
  • Xylosylprotein 4-beta-galactosyltransferase (XGPT) deficiency: A variant of the connective tissue disorder called Ehlers-Danlos. It is caused by a deficiency of galactosyltransferase I.

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