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 CASE REPORT
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 38  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 430-433

Apert's syndrome: A rare craniofacial disorder


Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Nair Hospital Dental College, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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Dr. Prajakta C Khelkar
Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Nair Hospital Dental College, Opposite Maratha Mandir, Mumbai - 400 012, Maharashtra
India
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DOI: 10.4103/JISPPD.JISPPD_434_20

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Apert's syndrome (AS) which is a rare congenital disorder is a form of acrocephalosyndactyly. This syndrome is characterized by craniosynostosis, midface hypoplasia, and syndactyly of hands and feet. We report a case of 13-year-old boy in India presenting features of AS such as exophthalmos, hypertelorism, strabismus, steep forehead, parrot beak nose, depressed nasal bridge, and retruded middle third of the face. The purpose of this report is to present a case of AS by highlighting the craniofacial characteristics.






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