Answers: 2004 series - March 2, 2004
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|This 12-year-old girl presents as shown above. She has minimal lens opacities and visual acuity of OD 20/40 and OS 20/30 without correction. |
||The most likely diagnosis in this case is:|
d -- This child has the unmistakable features of Hallermann-Streiff syndrome. Hypertelorism is characterized by an increased inter-orbital distance. Goldenhar syndrome is characterized by hypodevelopment of the jaw (hemifacial microsomia), pretragle skin tags, epibulbar dermoids and lid colobomas. Treacher-Collins syndrome (mandibulofacial dysostosis) is characterized by anti-mongoloid palpebral fissure, deformity of external ear, hypoplasia of the malar bone, and coloboma of the lower lid.
This syndrome occurs:
d -- This syndrome occurs sporadically.
||In considering school placement, the child's mental ability should be considered as: |
a -- In spite of the remarkable appearance of children with Hallermann-Streiff syndrome, they have normal intelligence and can be expected to live a normal life span.