epicanthic fold

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Synonyms for epicanthic fold

a vertical fold of skin over the nasal canthus

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HEENT: Epicanthal fold present, which suggests pseudostrabismus with corneal light reflex being normal.
For the first time, the guidelines describe other facial changes common in FASD that can be used to diagnose partial fetal alcohol syndrome, including a flat nasal bridge, epicanthal folds, and other signs.
On examination he was dysmorphic [Figure 1] with flat facies, mongoloid slants, hypertelorism, epicanthal folds, microcephaly, flat occiput, depressed nasal bridge, clenodactyly and saddle toes indicating Down syndrome clinically.
FAS causes facial dysmorphia, including short palpebral fissures, flattened midfacies, epicanthal folds, and micrognathia.