Acta Scientific Dental Sciences (ISSN: 2581-4893)

Case Report Volume 4 Issue 2

Crouzon Syndrome: Classical Presentation of A Rare Entity

Priya Agarwal1* and Andrea Mae L Medriano2

1Private Practitioner, Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Pune, India
2Post-Graduate Student, Far Eastern University-Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation, Regalado Ave, Novaliches, Metro Manila

*Corresponding Author: Priya Agarwal, Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Bharati Vidyapeeth Dental College and Hospital, Pune, India.

Received: December 23, 2019; Published: January 28, 2020

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Abstract

  Crouzon syndrome is the most common syndrome among the craniosynostosis group. Crouzon syndrome accounts for about 4.8% of all of them. It commonly has autosomal dominant inheritance with complete penetrance and variable expressivity from subtle to severe forms and characterized by craniosynostosis, exophthalmos, and hypoplastic maxilla with relative mandibular prognathism. Mutation of the fibroblast growth factor receptor-2 (FGFR2) gene is responsible for the occurrence of this rare genetic disorder.

Keywords: Craniosynostosis; Exophthalmos; FGFR-2

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Citation

Citation: Priya Agarwal and Andrea Mae L Medriano. “Crouzon Syndrome: Classical Presentation of A Rare Entity”.Acta Scientific Dental Sciences 4.2 (2020): 103-105.



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