dysostosis

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Related to Crouzon's disease: craniofacial dysostosis

dysostosis

[¦dis·ä′stō·səs]
(medicine)
Defective formation of bone.
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See also: Apert Syndrome, Cleft Palate, Crouzon's Disease, Freeman-Sheldon Syndrome, Goldenhar Syndrome, Holoprosencephaly, Microtia, Moebius Syndrome, Nager & Miller Syndromes, Treacher Collins Syndrome
Romberg's disease), excessive facial height, lop ears, cleft lip/palate, buck tooth deformity, anopthalmos and micropthalmos, anencephaly, "frog face" (Crouzon's disease), mocrotia, and colombomata of the lower eyelids.
Other causes include choanal atresia or stenosis, nasal septal deviation, enlarged tongue, and facial abnormalities, such as those seen in patients with Crouzon's disease (craniofacial dysostosis) or trisomy 21.