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ICD-10 Q75.2
ICD-9 376.41 756.0
OMIM 145400
DiseasesDB 29328
MeSH D006972

Hypertelorism is an abnormally increased distance between two organs or bodily parts, usually referring to an increased distance between the eyes (orbital hypertelorism), seen in a variety of syndromes, including Basal Cell Nevus syndrome, DiGeorge syndrome and Loeys-Dietz syndrome.

Hypertelorism can also be seen in Waardenburg syndrome, LEOPARD Syndrome and Cri du chat syndrome. Along with Piebaldism, prominent inner third of the eyebrows, irides of different colour and deafness.

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