Table 4

Prevalence of physical findings in evaluation of 116 patients in the medical genetics clinic

Physical featurePrevalence (number of patients)
Facial features
 Dolichocephaly2.6% (3)
 Downslanting palpebral fissures3.4% (4)
 Enophthalmos0.9% (1)
 Malar hypoplasia1.7% (2)
 Retrognathia0.9% (1)
 Myopia26.7% (31)
Skin features
 Striae4.3% (5)
 Soft skin6.0% (7)
 Translucent skin12.9% (15)
Chest features
 Pectus carinatum1.7% (2)
 Pectus excavatum2.6% (3)
Other findings
 Arachnodactyly (positive wrist/thumb sign)11.2% (13)
 Any joint hypermobility29.3% (34)
 High arched palate9.5% (11)
 Pes planus9.5% (11)