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.
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.
But early suture fusion is also part of several rare genetic conditions, including Apert's syndrome and Crouzon's disease.
It occurs either as an isolated abnormality or in association with multiple syndromes: Silver's syndrome, Apert's syndrome, Nievergelt's syndrome, nail-patella syndrome, Klinefelter's syndrome, Cornelia de Lange syndrome, and arthrogryposis, among others.
Teenager Johnny Reay has Apert's syndrome, a condition which causes a fusion of the bones.