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Related to Apert's syndrome: Treacher Collins syndrome
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.
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Apert's syndromeSee ACROCEPHALOSYNDACTYLISM. (Eugène Apert, French paediatrician, 1868–1840).
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