epicanthic fold

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ep·i·can·thic fold

 (ĕp′ĭ-kăn′thĭk) or ep·i·can·thal fold (-thəl)
A fold of skin of the upper eyelid that partially covers the inner corner of the eye. Also called epicanthus.
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Noun1.epicanthic fold - a vertical fold of skin over the nasal canthusepicanthic fold - a vertical fold of skin over the nasal canthus; normal for Mongolian peoples; sometimes occurs in Down's syndrome
eye, oculus, optic - the organ of sight
plica, fold - a folded part (as in skin or muscle)
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Kava et al noted mongoloid slant in 83.9%, epicanthal fold in 56.9%, ear abnormality in 66.9% and flat facial facies in 50.9% cases.
Comparison of the phenotypic manifestations in the current case with those of 9p deletion syndrome and 3p duplication syndrome Current case 9p Deletion 3p Duplication syndrome syndrome Flat occiput + - High forehead + + Full cheeks - + Microretrognathia + + Short, broad neck + + Hypertelorism + + Upslanting palpebral fissure + - Bilateral epicanthal fold + + Small nose - + Wide and flat nasal bridge + + Long philtrum + - Small mouth + - Downturned corners, mouth - + Widely spaced nipples + + Hypotonia + + Congenital heart defect + +
As isolated trisomyXshows no distinct malformations at birth except for minor abnormalities such as epicanthal fold and clinodactyly, trisomy X may be totally asymptomatic at birth and likely diagnosed later in life [9].
Her Royal Highness, 18-year-old Princess Victoria-Margaret, like her mother the Queen, has "brown skin" and an epicanthal fold. Margaret's visiting Toronto incognito, making her format debut in society unnoticed by the press.
Chang, "Surgical correction for upper lid epiblepharon and epicanthal fold in children," Journal ofthe Korean Ophthalmological Society, vol.