Apert's syndrome


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Apert's syndrome

 [ah-pārz´]
an inherited disorder with autosomal dominant inheritance, characterized by conical deformity of the head, webbed fingers and toes, and often other skeletal deformities, usually with mental retardation. Called also acrocephalosyndactyly, type I.

Apert's syndrome

See ACROCEPHALOSYNDACTYLISM. (Eugène Apert, French paediatrician, 1868–1840).
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But early suture fusion is also part of several rare genetic conditions, including Apert's syndrome and Crouzon's disease.
It occurs either as an isolated abnormality or in association with multiple syndromes: Silver's syndrome, Apert's syndrome, Nievergelt's syndrome, nail-patella syndrome, Klinefelter's syndrome, Cornelia de Lange syndrome, and arthrogryposis, among others.
Teenager Johnny Reay has Apert's syndrome, a condition which causes a fusion of the bones.
Unfortunately, the reality is very different - Honey was born with Apert's Syndrome, a condition that stops bones developing normally.
James, who lives with his family in Rainhill, was diagnosed with a rare disorder called Apert's Syndrome.