J Clin Diagn Res 2013 May 1;7(5):959-61. Epub 2013 May 1.
Consultant Surgeon, Department of Craniofacial Surgery, Yenepoya University Hospital, Yenepoya University , Mangalore 575 018, Karnataka, India .
The Crouzon syndrome is a genetic disorder which is known as the brachial arch syndrome. It is an autosomal dominant disorder which is one of a rare group of syndromes which is characterized by cranio synostosis or a premature closing of the cranial sutures. The major features are brachiocephaly, occular proptosis, an under developed maxilla, mid face hypoplasia, a rare cleft lip or palate, hypodontia (some teeth missing) and crowding of teeth. Read More