Dysmorphic Features In Newborns

Telecanthus
Figure 3.122. A close-up of the face of the same infant shows hypertelorism, telecanthus, and epicanthic folds, as well as the depressed nasal tip with a small mouth and micrognathia.
Depressed Nasal Tip

Figure 3.123. This same infant shows camptodactyly due to contractures in the fingers. Also note the poor dermal ridges and absence of flexion creases on the fingers and palms due to lack of fetal movement in the early weeks of gestation.

Figure 3.124. Talipes equinovarus in the same infant.

Figure 3.124. Talipes equinovarus in the same infant.

Talipes Equinus

Figure 3.125. Another infant with the fetal akinesia sequence showing the marked lack of dermal ridges and creases. This infant had the typical dysmorphic features of die face, webbing of the neck, and severe intrauterine growth retardation with generalized arthrogryposis.

Dysmorphic Features Newborn
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