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Abnormal distance between two paired organs, especially the eyes.

[hyper- + Greek tēle, far off; see kwel- in Indo-European roots + horizein, to separate (from horos, boundary) + -ism.]


n. hipertelorismo, distancia exagerada en la localización de órganos o partes.
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The craniofacial and extremity abnormalities seen in this syndrome include cleft lip and palate, craniosynostosis, microcephalia, silver-coloured or sparse hair, micrognathia, ocular hypertelorism, exophthalmia, eyelid coloboma, corneal blurring, cataract, mid-facial capillary haemangioma, ear malformations, low-set ears, maxillary protrusion, malar hypoplasia, hypoplastic mandible, nasal hypoplasia and short neck bilateral symmetrical tetra-phocomelia or hypomelia, brachydactyly/oligodactyly.
General examination revealed ocular hypertelorism, depression of nasal bridge (Fig 2), syndactyly of both hands and feet along with unilateral duplication of the hallux or the great toe (Figs 3, 4).
Ocular hypertelorism and an increase in bitemporal diameter are common in patients with encephalocele.