Crouzon syndrome

Last revised by Daniel J Bell on 24 Apr 2022

Crouzon syndrome, also known as craniofacial dysotosis, is rare disorder characterized 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.

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