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July 1984

Orbital Hypotelorism: An Isolated Autosomal Dominant Trait

Author Affiliations

From the Departments of Ophthalmology (Drs Judisch and Kraft), Pediatrics (Division of Medical Genetics) (Dr Bartley), and Radiology (Dr Jacoby), University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City. Dr Kraft is now with the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1984;102(7):995-997. doi:10.1001/archopht.1984.01040030797019

• Four patients from three consecutive generations of a family with ocular hypotelorism are described. Radiographs document a subnormal distance between the medial orbital walls. To our knowledge, this is the first report of heritable isolated orbital hypotelorism. The pedigree is consistent with an autosomal dominant disorder.

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