Low-set ears

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Low-set ears
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Low-set ears are ears with depressed positioning of the pinnae two or more standard deviations below the population average.[1]

It can be associated with conditions such as:

It is usually bilateral, but it can be unilateral in Goldenhar syndrome.[6]

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  1. ^ Sivan Y, Merlob P, Reisner SH (June 1983). "Assessment of ear length and low set ears in newborn infants". J. Med. Genet. 20 (3): 213–5. doi:10.1136/jmg.20.3.213. PMC 1049049Freely accessible. PMID 6876114. 
  2. ^ "Down's Syndrome". 
  3. ^ Sanchez-Cascos, A. (1983). "The Noonan syndrome". European Heart Journal. 4 (4): 223–229. doi:10.1093/oxfordjournals.eurheartj.a061452. PMID 6884370. 
  4. ^ H. Bruce Ostler (2004). Diseases of the eye and skin: a color atlas. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. p. 72. ISBN 978-0-7817-4999-2. Retrieved 13 April 2010. 
  5. ^ Michael Crocetti; Michael A. Barone; Frank A. Oski (2004). Oski's essential pediatrics. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. p. 675. ISBN 978-0-7817-3770-8. Retrieved 27 October 2010. 
  6. ^ "ear (low set)"Paid subscription required. GPnotebook. 

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