We love a little girl with Kabuki Syndrome, her name is Paige @pos.it.tive.paige
and she is AMAZING💚Today is #kabukisyndromeawarenessday
celebrating our warrior Paige and all of her kabuki warrior friends. #sheisawesome #sheisbright #sheiskind #sheisfun #sheisspunky #shehasMOXIE #sheisunconditional #sheisafighter #shehasaplaceinthisworld
#hernameispaige #PLB💚#daughter #granddaughter #sister #niece #cousin #greatniece #friend #loved #sheisinspiring
Taken from Kabuki Syndrome pamphlet by Taylor Brooks (Paige's big sister)
WHAT IS KABUKI SYNDROME?
Kabuki Syndrome is a rare genetic disorder with a wide range of different characteristics. Meaning that children are born with this condition. Children with Kabuki Syndrome usually have distinctive facial features. It's been estimated that Kabuki Syndrome occurs 1 out of 32,000 births. This condition affects males and females equally, and there is no cure. This syndrome was first identified by the Japanese scientists in the beginning of the 1980s. The scientists, Norior Niikawa and Yoshikazu Kuroki, The name of this disorder comes from the resemblance of its characteristic facial features appearance to stage make up used in traditional Japanese theater called Kabuki. People also call the Centram a different name, Niikawa-Kuroki Syndrome.
WHAT ARE SOME SYMPTOMS OF KABUKI SYNDROME?
Kabuki Syndrome has a wide range of characteristics, but not all are present in every child. The most common characteristics are: distinctive set of facial features, including widely spaced eyes, low-set ears, cupped ears, overstated eyebrow arches, flattened nose tip and a very high arch in their mouth, cleft palates, short stature, skeletal abnormalities, such as scoliosis, thick eyelashes, large ears, poor muscle tone (hypotonia), very flexible joints, diabetes, thick pads on their fingertips, short fifth finger, small mouth/jaw and seizures.