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Clin Plast Surg. 1991 Apr;18(2):251-75.

Surgical correction of the craniofacial dysmorphology of Apert syndrome.

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  • 1Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri.


The authors present the objectives, timing, techniques, and results of surgery for the dysmorphology of the cranium, orbits, nose, midface, and mandible of patients with Apert syndrome based on personal experience with 14 patients and comprehensive review of the literature. The status of hypotheses generated in the early phase of craniofacial surgery is discussed. Published schedules for longitudinal treatment are examined and a preferred plan proposed.

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