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Frontal And Parietal Bossing

Figure 3.163. A close-up of the face of the same infant as shown in Figure 3.16 at age 6 weeks shows the small face with large head (pseudohydrocephalus), frontal and parietal bossing, hypotrichosis (scalp, eyebrows, and eyelashes), thin skin, prominent scalp veins, prominent eyes, mid-face hypoplasia, and micrognathia. The nose is thin and rather beaked.

Figure 3.163. A close-up of the face of the same infant as shown in Figure 3.16 at age 6 weeks shows the small face with large head (pseudohydrocephalus), frontal and parietal bossing, hypotrichosis (scalp, eyebrows, and eyelashes), thin skin, prominent scalp veins, prominent eyes, mid-face hypoplasia, and micrognathia. The nose is thin and rather beaked.

Hydrocephalus Infant

Figure 3.164. Lateral view of the head and face in the same infant. Note the pseudo-hydrocephalus, hypotrichosis, prominent scalp veins, prominent eyes, small beak-like nose, and micrognathia. Note the prominent buccal pads in the cheek. These infants feed well and growth is normal until about the first year of life when it plateaus.

Figure 3.164. Lateral view of the head and face in the same infant. Note the pseudo-hydrocephalus, hypotrichosis, prominent scalp veins, prominent eyes, small beak-like nose, and micrognathia. Note the prominent buccal pads in the cheek. These infants feed well and growth is normal until about the first year of life when it plateaus.

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Prominent Micronaphia

Figure 3.165. Rieger's syndrome is an autosomal dominant neural crest disorder in which diere are abnormalities of the pituitary gland, teeth, and the mesenchymal structures of the eye. In diis infant with Rieger's syndrome note the changes in the left eye. The pupil is distorted by peripheral anterior synechiae (adhesion of the iris to the cornea).

Figure 3.166. The same infant showing the changes in the right eye. Note the polycoria (multiple pupils) and peripheral anterior synechiae.

Polycoria Pupil
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