Syndrome De Larsen Images

Figure 3.79. In Larsen's syndrome there is a flat facies associated with a prominent forehead, a flat and depressed nasal bridge, and the eyes are wide set.

Hepatic FaciesFlat Facies Lateral View
Figure 3.80. A lateral view of the face of the same infant shows the very flat facies associated with a prominent forehead and depressed nasal bridge. Note that the eyes are rather deep set.

Figure 3.81. In this infant with Larsen's syndrome note the congenital dislocation of the left knee, metatarsus varus, and large big toe.

Larsen Syndrome

Figure 3.82. Infants with Larsen's syndrome have other characteristic findings in addition to the flat facies and multiple joint dislocations (elbows, hips, and knees). Note the broad spatulate thumb and altered hand position due to the short metacarpals (upper photo), and the big toe and hypoplastic nails (lower photo).

Figure 3.82. Infants with Larsen's syndrome have other characteristic findings in addition to the flat facies and multiple joint dislocations (elbows, hips, and knees). Note the broad spatulate thumb and altered hand position due to the short metacarpals (upper photo), and the big toe and hypoplastic nails (lower photo).

Photos Robinow Syndrome
Figure 3.83. In the same infant, note the typical large big toe and metatarsus varus.

Figure 3.84. This infant with Larsen's syndrome has spatulate thumbs and shortened metacarpals. Also note the absence of nails on the third and fourdi fingers of the right hand.

Microcephalic Newborns

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Microcephalic Newborns
Figure 3.85. A dorsal view of die hand in die same infant shows the short metacarpals with normal fingers thus giving the appearance of a short hand.
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