Anomaly

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Anomaly

An unusual or unrepeatable event. For example, a stock index inexplicably rising 20% in a week during a bear market may constitute an anomaly.
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Scientists have long suspected diabetes during pregnancy or exposure to certain toxins to be among factors that cause cyclopia in humans.
Stellenbosch University said in a statement that researcher, Dr Koch Visser, studied the relationship between Cyclopia, which is used to make honey bush tea, and breast cancer cells, News 24 reported.
222[degrees]), a feature 154km wide located in telescopic Gomer Sinus (Ebisawa map) or Cyclopia (IAU map) at the northern edge of Mare Cimmerium.
The spectrum of facial anomalies begins with cyclopia, the most severe presentation, and extends in an unbroken continuum to the normal face as seen in individuals who have, but are not expressing, a mutation for HPE inherited in an autosomal dominant manner.
In the most extreme forms there is fusion of the globes and orbits, which results in cyclopia. Because of the severe malformations present in alobar holoprosencepahly, it is diagnosed by ultrasound more commonly than the other forms.
Otocephaly is commonly associated with other midline defects like holoprosencephaly, cyclopia, proboscis & other cerebral malformations (2) patient may present with polyhydramnios.
These results agree with those obtained in two previous studies (11,12), which identified the occurrence of a temporal and spatial cluster of sirenomelia and cyclopia in the city of Cali.
Students make a hypothesis about the cause of the cyclopia based on other information provided about cyclopamine and Shh.
(5,11) Ocular Hypotelorism (close-set eyes), cyclopia (single median eye) and micrognathia are all facial abnormalities associated with trisomy 13.