Crouzon syndrome

Crouzon syndrome is rare disorder characterized by premature craniosynostoses.


Features include:


It carries an autosomal dominant inheritance due to a mutation in fibroblast growth factor receptor 2 (FGFR2) gene on chromosome 10q25-26.


History and etymology

It is named after L E Octave Crouzon, French physician who first described the condition in 1912 .

See also

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