Cardiofaciocutaneous syndrome is also characterized by distinctive facial features. These include a high forehead that narrows at the temples, a short nose, widely spaced eyes (ocular hypertelorism), outside corners of the eyes that point downward (down-slanting palpebral fissures), droopy eyelids (ptosis), a small chin, and low-set ears. Cardiofaciocutaneous syndrome is an extremely rare and serious genetic disorder. It is characterized by the following: Distinctive facial appearance Unusually sparse, brittle, curly scalp hair A range of skin abnormalities from dermatitis to thick, scaly skin over the entire body Heart malformations especially an obstruction of the normal flow of blood from the lower right ventricle of the heart to the lungs Delayed Specialty: Medical genetics.
Skin involvement ranges from dry skin to the skin disease known as hyperkeratosis. Pigmented nevi are very distinct to CFC syndrome and help define the syndrome. Other typical skin manifestations include small hard bumps (keratosis pilaris), facial skin lesions around the eyebrows (ulerythema ophryogenes), and benign vascular tumors (infantile hemangiomas). May 06, 2015 · Cardiofaciocutaneous (CFC) syndrome is a disorder that affects many parts of the body, particularly the heart, face, skin, and hair. People with this condition also have developmental delay and intellectual disability, usually ranging from moderate to severe.
Jul 06, 2006 · Skin and adnexa. Sparse, slow‐growing, curly hair is another hallmark of the CFC syndrome, and is present in 85% of those affected (table 2 2).). On the other hand, patients with the Costello syndrome show palmoplantar hyperkeratosis, skin tags and warts, and nail dystrophy as the most common skin and adnexal anomalies.Cited by: 264. Jul 30, 2015 · The American Heart Association explains that acute coronary syndrome is an umbrella term for situations where the blood supplied to the heart muscle is suddenly blocked such as heart attack and unstable angina.
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