A number of facial anomalies that can be seen in a patient with the CHARGE syndrome.

Patient selection: CHARGE syndrome


The frequency of each facial anomaly is relatively low but collectively they are relatively common.


Facial anomalies may include:

(1) facial asymmetry

(2) microretrognathia

(3) square face

(4) sloping forehead

(5) broad nasal bridge

(6) shallow supraorbital ridges

(7) facial nerve palsy

(8) flattened tip of nose

(9) short nose

(10) short neck

(11) tented upper lip

(12) high-arched palate

(13) cleft lip and/or palate

(14) abnormal external ear

(15) micro-ophthalmia

(16) nystagmus and/or amblyopia


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