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CASE REPORT
Year : 2017  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 114-117

Crouzon syndrome: A comprehensive review and case report


Department of Orthodontics and Dental Anatomy, Dr. Ziauddin Ahmad Dental College, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India

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Aditi Gaur
Department of Orthodontics and Dental Anatomy, Dr. Ziauddin Ahmad Dental College, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh
India
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DOI: 10.4103/2277-8632.208004

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Crouzon syndrome is an autosomal dominant disorder characterized by craniosynostosis of coronal and sagittal sutures. Crouzon syndrome is caused by mutation in the fibroblast growth factor receptor-2 (FGFR-2) gene. Other characteristic features of Crouzon syndrome include exophthalmos, midfacial hypoplasia, and mandibular prognathism. The present article describes a case report of a 13-year-old male patient with characteristic skeletal and dental features of Crouzon syndrome.


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