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Journal of Advances in Medicine and Medical Research, ISSN: 2456-8899, ISSN: 2231-0614 (Past),Vol.: 25, Issue.: 4

Case Report

Clinicoradiological Correlation of Crouzon Syndrome – A Case Report

 

P. Venkatalakshmi Aparna1, F. Massillamani1, A. Priyadharshini1* and D. K. S. Lakshminrusimhan

1Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Ragas Dental College and Hospital, Chennai, India.

Article Information

Editor(s):

(1) Sandra Aparecida Marinho, Professor, Paraíba State University (Universidade Estadual da Paraíba - UEPB), Campus, Brazil.

Reviewers:

(1) Ali Al Kaissi, Orthopedic Hospital of Speising, Austria.

(2) Dorina Lauritano, University of Milan-Bicocca, Italy.

(3) Mehmet Yaltirik, Istanbul Universty, Turkey.

Complete Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/23099

Abstracts

Crouzon's syndrome is a rare autosomally dominant genetic disorder with complete penetrance and variable expressivity. In 1912 a French neurosurgeon first described this disorder. There is a mutation in the fibroblast growth factor receptor 2 (FGFR2) gene which causes this syndrome. Crouzon's syndrome is characterised by premature closure of sutures in the skull predominantly involving coronal and sagittal suture resulting in interference in the growth of the brain.   

Keywords :

Crouzon's syndrome; fibroblast growth factor; craniofacial synostosis; copper beat appearance.

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DOI : 10.9734/JAMMR/2018/38904

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