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Acrosphenosyndactylia: Introduction

Acrosphenosyndactylia: A rare condition characterized by abnormalities in the appearance of the face and head as well as finger and toe abnormalities. The bones of the skull fuse together too early which prevents it from growing normally. Various toes and fingers may be fused together. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Acrosphenosyndactylia is available below.

Symptoms of Acrosphenosyndactylia

Treatments for Acrosphenosyndactylia

  • Surgery may be needed to prevent premature skull bone fusion from causing damage to the brain. Surgery is also needed to separate the fused fingers and toes and to correct any other defects if they become a problem. Orthodontic work is also often required. Other treatments are advised as symptoms develop
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Acrosphenosyndactylia: Complications

Review possible medical complications related to Acrosphenosyndactylia:

  • Premature closure of skull bones can result in increased pressure inside the skull which in turn can result in mental retardation
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Causes of Acrosphenosyndactylia

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Less Common Symptoms of Acrosphenosyndactylia

Misdiagnosis and Acrosphenosyndactylia

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Prognosis for Acrosphenosyndactylia

Prognosis for Acrosphenosyndactylia: The prognosis varies amongst patients depending on the severity and range of symptoms. Early diagnosis and management of the condition with surgical intervention as required allows for a better prognosis.

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  1. Acrosphenosyndactylia: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Complications
  7. Prognosis

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