A Case Report of Apert Syndrome in a Fifty-Eight Year Old Female

  • Pooja Gaur
Keywords: Acrocephalosyndactylia, Apert syndrome, Craniosynostosis

Abstract

Defined as a rare type I acrocephalosyndactyly syndrome which is clinically characterized by dysmorphic facial features, craniosynostosis, and severe syndactyly of the hands and feet, Apert Syndrome represents an autosomal dominant inheritance which occurs due to the gene mutations in the receptors of the fibroblast growth factor. Oral lesions include tooth crowding, reduction in the size of the maxilla, impacted teeth, anterior open-bite, ectopic eruption, delayed eruption, thick gingiva and supernumerary teeth. The present case report describes a 58 year old female patient reported with the features of Apert’s syndrome such as dysmorphic facial features, occular anomalies, syndactyly and oral features. The case was referred to a specialized centre of clinical care for further treatment.

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Author Biography

Pooja Gaur

MBBS, Private Practitioner, Haryana. India

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CITATION
DOI: 10.26440/IHRJ/0311.02318
Published: 2020-02-20
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Pooja Gaur. A Case Report of Apert Syndrome in a Fifty-Eight Year Old Female . IHRJ [Internet]. 2020Feb.20 [cited 2021Jul.27];3(11):352-4. Available from: https://ihrjournal.com/ihrj/article/view/318