Fronto-facio-nasal dysostosis is characterized by multiple craniofacial anomalies (brachycephaly, blepharophimosis, ptosis, S-shaped palpebral fissures, coloboma, cleft lip and palate, deformed nostrils, encephalocele, hypertelorism, midface hypoplasia, malformed eyes, and absent inner eyelashes).
Five cases have been reported so far.
The etiology remains unknown.
The syndrome is inherited in an autosomal recessive manner.
Last update: March 2009