Crouzon syndrome

Crouzon syndrome is rare disorder characterised by premature craniosynostoses

Features include:

Genetics

It carries an autosomal dominant inheritance due to a mutation in fibroblast growth factor receptor 2 (FGFR2) gene on chromosome 10q25-26.

Associations

It is named after L E Octave Crouzon, French physician who first described the condition in 1912 7.

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Article Information

rID: 14787
Section: Syndromes
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Craniofacial dystostosis type II
  • Craniofacial dystostosis type 2

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