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Management of Crouzon Syndrome in an Adult Patient

VOLUME 47 : NUMBER 11 : PAGES (673-680) 2013

JHASSU V.N. MOHADEB, BDS, MDS

YAN QIN LU, BDS, MDS, PHD

ABDULLAH KHALDOUN ALDOWAJI, BDS, MDS

XIAOMING GU, BDS, MDS, PHD

QI ZHANG, MDS, PHD

PENG XU, MDS, PHD

CHENG YANG, MDS, PHD

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Crouzon syndrome is an autosomal-dominant craniosynostosis characterized by premature closure of the cranial sutures, midfacial hypoplasia, and exophthalmia. A mutation of fibroblast growth factor receptor-2, this syndrome affects the first branchial arch, which is the precursor of the maxilla and mandible.

The incidence of Crouzon syndrome is approximately 1 in 60,000; its severity varies from patient to patient. The most notable characteristic is ...

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