The Etiology of a Disorder Based on Face Features

Kate is born with features that do not look quite normal. Her eyes are wide-set and slightly slanted. Her nose is short and flat, and she keeps her mouth slightly open. If you were the doctor, what would you diagnose Kate with?

To answer this question, discuss the etiology of Kate’s disorder. What is the biggest risk factor for this disorder? How can or will this disorder affect Kate? What test could have been completed to diagnose this disorder before Kate’s birth? Discuss etiology, signs and symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention. Provide additional information from an outside source.