Apert syndrome

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Modality: Photo

Figure 1

Age 8.8. Extraorally: Hypertelorism, vertical excess of the lower third of the face, trapezoidal upper lip, forced lip closure possible, but difficult. Intraorally: Dentitio tarda, crowding, Angle Class III with dental compensation by retrusion of lower incisors, circular open bite with unilateral crossbite. 

Reference: Hohoff Ariane, Ulrich Joos, Ulrich Meyer et al. “The spectrum of Apert syndrome: phenotype, particularities in orthodontic treatment, and characteristics of orthognathic surgery.” Head & Face Medicine 3, no. 1 (2007): 10.

Modality: X-ray

Figure 2: OPG

Age 13.3. After 22 months in braces and genioplasty. Left: Panoramic radiograph does not reveal root resorption. Teeth 27, 38, and 48 were removed at time of genioplasty. Right: Superimposition of lateral ceph before treatment with the fixed appliance (blue) (age 11.4) and after genioplasty.

Reference: Hohoff Ariane, Ulrich Joos, Ulrich Meyer et al. “The spectrum of Apert syndrome: phenotype, particularities in orthodontic treatment, and characteristics of orthognathic surgery.” Head & Face Medicine 3, no. 1 (2007): 10.

Case Discussion

Reference: Hohoff Ariane, Ulrich Joos, Ulrich Meyer et al. “The spectrum of Apert syndrome: phenotype, particularities in orthodontic treatment, and characteristics of orthognathic surgery.” Head & Face Medicine 3, no. 1 (2007): 10. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1746-160X-3-10

© 2007 Hohoff et al; licensee BioMed Central Ltd.

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Case Information

rID: 6357
Case created: 11th Jun 2009
Last edited: 16th Nov 2015
System: Paediatrics
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