The acrocephalosyndactyly syndromes (ACS) comprise of a rare group of disorders collectively charactrised by
While there can be some overlap in features, they can be primarily classified into the following major types
- type I : Apert syndrome 1
- type II : Apert-Crouzon syndrome 5
- type III : Saethre-Chotzen syndrome 3
- type IV : ?
- type V : Pfeiffer syndrome
When there are calvarial anomalies with polydactyly and syndactyly, these then fall into group named acrocephalopolysyndactyly syndromes (ACPS). Many however suggest that the distinction between to ACS and ACPS should be abandoned.
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