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Crouzon's

What is Crouzon's?
Crouzon's is a hereditary syndrome characterized by craniosynostosis and some facial abnormalities.  Craniosynostosis in these children primarily involves the coronal suture.  Other prominent features include shallow eye sockets with protruding eyes, beaked-like nose, low set ears, and a large jaw.

There are two type categories to Crouzon's.

Type I Craniofacial abnormalities
Type II includes both Craniofacial abnormalities with prematurely fused joints (i.e., fingers and elbows)

There are many syndromes that have craniosynostosis as an aspect.  Below are links for information for those on the genetic aspects for Crouzon's.

Crouzon Support Network

The Bobby R. Alford
Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Communicative Sciences:
Grand Rounds Archives

World Craniofacial Foundation