Crouzon syndrome

What is Crouzon syndrome?

Craniosynostosis with broad forehead, ocular hypertelorism, exophthalmos, beaked nose, and hypoplasia of the maxilla; autosomal dominant inheritance, caused by mutation in the fibroblast growth factor receptor 2 gene (FGFR2) on chromosome 10q. Crouzon syndrome with acanthosis nigricans is due to mutation in the fibroblast growth factor receptor 3 gene (FGFR3) on 4p.

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We are facing a major trouble with our 1,5 year old daughter. Her theething shows quite a severe crossbite and all the ortodonts we...

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Thank you for the question that you have asked here.

Cross-bites need not only be a part of syndromes as you seem to have got the...

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Hi! I have a daughter whose age is 15. She underwent a cranial advancement surgery when she was 5 months old because of crouzone syndrome. Shes now...

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I would like to know few more things which would help me in suggesting you better:

1.) Does she have vision...

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Hi, baby has a metopic ridge, waiting on craniosynostosis results. Also has had cough for 8 weeks and throws up (not projectile) after every...

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You said craniosynostosis results are awaited. Let them arrive. If it comes positive, then your baby...

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