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Indian J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2006 Oct;58(4):381-2. doi: 10.1007/BF03049602.

Crouzon syndrome: A case report and review of literature.

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Dept of Opthomology, I.G.Medical College, Shimla.


Crouzon syndrome, also called craniofacial dysostosis is an autosomal dominant disorder characterized by premature closure of cranial sutures, midfacial hypoplasia and orbital defects. Herein we report a case of this rare entity who presented with brachycephaly, maxillary hypoplasia, wide parrot beaked nose, repaired bilateral cleft lip and cleft palate along with dental and orbital abnormalities.


Crouzon syndrome; craniosynostosis; maxillary hypoplasia

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