Apert syndrome

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 rises with the age of the father reflecting the fac
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Apert syndrome

<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 bony structures). The hand, when all the fingers are
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Apert syndrome

(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

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Apert syndrome

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 in the fibroblast growth factor receptor 2 gene (FG
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Apert syndrome

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 the development of the branchial arches in fetal de
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Apert Syndrome

A condition caused by the premature closure of the sutures of the skull bones, resulting in an alter
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Apert Syndrome

A condition caused by the premature closure of the sutures of the skull bones, resulting in an alter
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/22391
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