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  • n. An abnormally increased distance between two organs or body parts, usually the eyes.


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  • The second patient had hypertelorism, down-slanting palpebral fissures, broad nasal bridge, posteriorly rotated ears, cleft lip and palate, and hypospadias.

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  • The most characteristic symptoms are hypertelorism, dysphagia and hypospadias.

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  • 1995 Donna M. McDonald-McGinn, MS, CGC (at Children's Hospital) suggests that some cases of the autosomal dominant form of Opitz G/BBB syndrome — a diagnosis that includes cleft lip and palate, laryngotracheoesophageal abnormalities, hypospadias, and hypertelorism — are due to the 22q11. 2 deletion.

    DiGeorge, cleft palate, velopharyngeal incompetence


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