Apert's syndrome


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Apert's syndrome

[′a‚pərts ‚sin‚drōm]
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'But I will not hide my daughter from the world because it is not her fault that she has Apert's Syndrome,' said Rabia.
My daughter, Lucy, was born with Apert's syndrome, which is a severe craniofacial condition that affects every aspect of her health and development.
[7] It is also reported that individual with Apert's syndrome are hyperbrachycephalic.
Excluded from the study were prematurely born children, children with changes within the area of skull bones, with diseases of genetic origin (e.g., Down's syndrome), mental deficiency, congenital anomalies and/or congenital syndromes (e.g., CHARGE association, VATER association, Apert's syndrome, Crouzon's syndrome, and Pfeiffer's syndrome), craniosynostosis, and hydrocephalus.
Classification of craniosynostosis Non-syndromic Suture involved Simple Scaphocephaly Sagittal Anterior plagiocephaly Unilateral coronal Posterior plagiocephaly Unilateral lambdoid Trigonocephaly Metopic Compound Variable More than 1 suture Brachycephaly Bilateral lambdoid Turribrachycephaly Bilateral coronal Syndromic Crouzon's syndrome Typically bilateral coronal Apert's syndrome Usually coronal, often lambdoid Pfeiffer syndrome Multiple suture involvement Other, e.g.