The Human Phenotype Ontology (HPO) provides the following list of features that have been reported in people with this condition. Much of the information in the HPO comes from Orphanet, a European rare disease database. If available, the list includes a rough estimate of how common a feature is (its frequency). Frequencies are based on a specific study and may not be representative of all studies. You can use the MedlinePlus Medical Dictionary for definitions of the terms below.
|Signs and Symptoms||Approximate number of patients (when available)|
|Aplasia/Hypoplasia affecting the eye||90%|
|Abnormality of dental morphology||50%|
|Abnormality of the ureter||50%|
|Camptodactyly of finger||50%|
|Clinodactyly of the 5th finger||50%|
|Displacement of the external urethral meatus||50%|
|External ear malformation||50%|
|Low-set, posteriorly rotated ears||50%|
|Optic nerve coloboma||50%|
|Preaxial hand polydactyly||50%|
|Abnormality of the clavicle||7.5%|
|Abnormality of the palpebral fissures||7.5%|
|Abnormality of the shoulder||7.5%|
|Aplasia/Hypoplasia of the corpus callosum||7.5%|
|Delayed eruption of teeth||7.5%|
|Neurological speech impairment||7.5%|
|Preauricular skin tag||7.5%|
|Abnormal palmar dermatoglyphics||-|
|Abnormality of the pinna||-|
|Bicuspid aortic valve||-|
|Ciliary body coloboma||-|
|Cleft upper lip||-|
|Joint contracture of the hand||-|
|Radial deviation of finger||-|
|Recurrent otitis media||-|
The resources below provide information about treatment options for this condition. If you have questions about which treatment is right for you, talk to your healthcare professional.
Research helps us better understand diseases and can lead to advances in diagnosis and treatment. This section provides resources to help you learn about medical research and ways to get involved.
Nonprofit support and advocacy groups bring together patients, families, medical professionals, and researchers. These groups often raise awareness, provide support, and develop patient-centered information. Many are the driving force behind research for better treatments and possible cures. They can direct people to research, resources, and services. Many groups also have experts who serve as medical advisors. Visit their website or contact them to learn about the services they offer. Inclusion on this list is not an endorsement by GARD.
Living with a genetic or rare disease can impact the daily lives of patients and families. These resources can help families navigate various aspects of living with a rare disease.
These resources provide more information about this condition or associated symptoms. The in-depth resources contain medical and scientific language that may be hard to understand. You may want to review these resources with a medical professional.
Questions sent to GARD may be posted here if the information could be helpful to others. We remove all identifying information when posting a question to protect your privacy. If you do not want your question posted, please let us know. Submit a new question
My grandson has Lenz microphthalmia syndrome. Is there any information in the medical literaure, research studies, or clinical trials regarding the effectiveness of expansion thoracostomy (VEPTR) for treatment of children with this syndrome? See answer