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Kabuki syndrome in children

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Kabuki syndrome is a rare congenital disorder, meaning that children are born with the condition. Children with Kabuki syndrome usually have distinctive facial features and mild to moderate mental impairment.

  • Typical facial features include arched eyebrows, elongated and wide-set eyes, thick eyelashes, flat nasal tip and large or cupped ears
  • Estimated to occur in 1 out of every 32,000 births
  • Affects males and females equally
  • Believed to be under-diagnosed because there is no diagnostic test and many doctors are unfamiliar with the disorder.
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