Apert syndrome: A malformation syndrome characterized by a high short skull, underdevelopment of the midface, soft tissue and bony ('mitten glove') fusion of fingers and toes, fusion of the neck vertebrae, and varying degrees of developmental delay/mental retardation. The frequency of the syndrome r...
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<syndrome> Apert (1906) defined a syndrome characterised by skull malformation (acrocephaly of brachysphenocephalic type) due to the premature closure of the cranial sutures and syndactyly of the hands and feet of a special type (complete distal fusion with a tendency to fusion also of the bon...
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(ah-pār´) an inherited disorder with autosomal dominant inheritance, characterized by conical deformity of the head, webbed fingers and toes, and often other skeletal deformities, usually with mental retardation. Called also acrocephalosyndactyly, type I.
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Apert syndrome is a form of acrocephalosyndactyly, a congenital disorder characterized by malformations of the skull, face, hands and feet. It is classified as a branchial arch syndrome, affecting the first branchial (or pharyngeal) arch, the precursor of the maxilla and mandible. Disturbances in t...
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A fetal arrhythmia occurs in about 1-2% of all pregnancies. A fetal arrhythmia is simply an abnormal heartbeat and can be classified as one of three types. Tachycardia means that the heart is beating too fast. Brachycardia means the heart is beating to slow. An irregular heartbeat means that the hea...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: ah-par′ Definitions: 1. disorder characterized by craniosynostosis and syndactyly of all the fingers and usually the toes as well; the thumbs are free; mental retardation is a variable feature. Autosomal dominant mutation with most cases sporadic, caused by mutation i...
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Synonym for acrocephalosyndactyly ... <paediatrics> A usually inherited disorder characterised by premature closing of the cranial suture lines resulting in a peaked shaped head and abnormal facial appearance. ... Since it is usually autosomal dominant one or both parents also have the disorde...
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