Crouzon syndrome

Dr Tim Luijkx and Radswiki et al.

Crouzon syndrome is rare disorder characterised by premature craniosynostoses

Features include:

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

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

Share article

Article information

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

Support Radiopaedia and see fewer ads

Cases and figures

  • Drag
    Case 1
    Drag here to reorder.
  • Updating… Please wait.

    Alert accept

    Error Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

    Alert accept Thank you for updating your details.