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Are low set ears hereditary?

Are low set ears hereditary?

Low set ears: Low set ears may be hereditary, but may be a sign of a congenital anomaly or syndrome. For example, down's syndrome or an anomaly of the kidneys. Check it out. ...Read more

Dr. Barbara Lavi
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Low Set Ears (Definition)

Low set ears are usually rotated posteriorly. The term 'low set ears' describes a condition where the upper part if the tragus falls below an imaginary line that runs from the medial to the lateral canthus that is continued laterally around the head to reach each ear. This condition has been used to identify increased risk of other major ...Read more


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Can you correct low-set ears surgically?

Can you correct low-set ears surgically?

Yes: Of course, any physical feature can be altered at a later time with a referral to a cosmetic surgeon. Whether you can get the outcome desired or if the skull is formed a certain way may decide how much correction can be made. However, nobody will do such a surgery on a child, this is mainly an adult decision. Much really depends on how low set, and whether they are really causing issues for you. ...Read more

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Are low set ears a telltale sign of downs syndrome?

Are low set ears a telltale sign of downs syndrome?

No: Relatively low ear placement is not limited to down syndrome patients and not all ds individuals demonstrate the anomaly. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Low set ears?

What is the definition or description of: Low set ears?

Low set ears : Low set ears are usually rotated posteriorly. The term 'low set ears' describes a condition where the upper part if the tragus falls below an imaginary line that runs from the medial to the lateral canthus that is continued laterally around the head to reach each ear. This condition has been used to identify increased risk of other major and minor congenital anomalies ...Read more

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A friend was born with cleft lip and low set ears. What could it be?

A friend was born with cleft lip and low set ears. What could it be?

Unclear: There are a number of genetic disorders that can display these two findings simultaneously. It is difficult to say without genetic testing. ...Read more

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Friend has child with face deformity, cleft lip and low set ears.. What could it be?

Friend has child with face deformity, cleft lip and low set ears.. What could it be?

Ask pediatrician...: If they are not sure, consider referral to a geneticist. Make sure the child had all his routine neonatal testing including bloodwork and a hearing screen. It is very hard to diagnose the child without a thorough examination, but it is certainly worth looking into. ...Read more

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My ears itche, have irratation and I have low hearing loss. I have done home treatment and off the shelf as well. What is the cause of this?

My ears itche, have irratation and I have low hearing loss. I have done home treatment and off the shelf as well. What is the cause of this?

Prob. ext.l otitis: Itching irritation and mild decreased hearing are all symptoms of external otitis. If otc's haven't helped, need to see health care practitioner. ...Read more

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Adult, earache, clr drainage, pain, dizzy, some throat pain under ears, low fever(new), no ins. home remedy? for over a week. Thank you!

Adult, earache, clr drainage, pain, dizzy, some throat pain under ears, low fever(new), no ins.  home remedy? for over a week. Thank you!

See a doctor: You need to examined for a proper diagnosis and possible antibiotics as well as decongestants. Your health is worth paying for and preventing others from catching it is also important. Hope you get treated and feel better soon. ...Read more

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