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Familial syndrome of fused pyramidal molar roots, hypotrichosis upper lip morphology without Cupid's bow but with a thickened and widened philtrum, and occasional juvenile glaucoma.

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Pyramidal Molar Roots with Juvenile Glaucoma and Unusual Upper Lip; Juvenile Glaucoma with Unusual Upper Lip and Dental Roots Syndrome.

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Autosomal recessive.

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Has been described in one family in which all siblings had pyramidal molar roots. Two siblings had glaucoma, and all had an unusual morphology of the upper lip without a Cupid's bow and a widened and thickened philtrum.

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Avoid succinylcholine and other drugs that may increase intraocular pressure in the presence of glaucoma.

Ackerman JL, Ackerman AL, Ackerman A: Taurodont, pyramidal and fused molar roots associated with other anomalies in a kindred. Am J Phys Anthropol 38:681, 1973.  [PubMed: 4349385]

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