Apert's Syndrome: A Rare Case in India

Ashwini Rani SR, Sharath Chandra B, Jai Shankar HP, Sowbhagya, S Kailasam
2011 Journal of Indian Academy of Oral Medicine and Radiology  
Craniosynostosis syndrome is characterized by premature craniosynostosis occurring in association with a variety of other abnormalities. The most common craniosynostosis disease occurring without syndactyly is craniofacial dystosis or Crouzens syndrome. Most common craniosynostosis disease occurring with syndactly is Apert's syndrome. Apert's syndrome is characterized by craniosynostosis, midfacial malformations, symmetric syndactyly of hands and feet minimally involving digit second, third and
more » ... t second, third and fourth. We report a rare case of 12-yearold girl in India with all features of Apert's syndrome like hypertelorism, exophthalmos, strabismus, steep forehead, depressed nasal bridge, parrot beak nose and retruded middle third of the face.
doi:10.5005/jp-journals-10011-1236 fatcat:dcrwakw6x5elrjp7u5h67zzohu