Ear pits (preauricular pits) are often a rather subtle finding on physical exam. They are located at the superior attachment of the pinna to the face and may be unilateral or bilateral.
A recording of the electrical activity of the heart.
|Ectodermal Dysplasia (ED)|
Elastic fibres that are a mixture of proteins and collagen (a tough, flexible type of protein).
Having to do with the nerves or the nervous system.
A risk figure for a person being affected with a (usually) multifactorial disorder, obtained by observation and experience of many families where people have that disorder. These recurrence risks are based upon observations obtained from family studies rather than theoretical principles.
An endoscopy is a procedure where the inside of the body is examined internally using an endoscope which is a thin, long, flexible tube that has a light source and a video camera at one end. Images of the inside of your body are relayed to an external television screen.
Endoscopes can be inserted into the body through a natural opening, such as through the throat or anus. Alternatively, it can be inserted through a small surgical incision that is made in the skin.
ENT – abbreviation: Ear, Nose and Throat
Enzymes are proteins that speed-up and control chemical reactions, such as digestion, in the body.
vertical skin folds (epicanthic folds) between the upper eyelids and inner corner of the eye