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What is Craniofacial dyssynostosis?

What is Craniofacial dyssynostosis?

  • Craniofacial dyssynostosis: A very rare syndrome characterized primarily by the premature fusion of certain skull bones which gives the head an abnormal shape and also causes unusual facial features.

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Craniofacial dyssynostosis as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Craniofacial dyssynostosis: Introduction

Types of Craniofacial dyssynostosis:

Broader types of Craniofacial dyssynostosis:

What causes Craniofacial dyssynostosis?

Causes of Craniofacial dyssynostosis: see causes of Craniofacial dyssynostosis

What are the symptoms of Craniofacial dyssynostosis?

Symptoms of Craniofacial dyssynostosis: see symptoms of Craniofacial dyssynostosis

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Craniofacial dyssynostosis: Maxillofacial Surgeon, Neonatologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Craniofacial dyssynostosis.
Treatments for Craniofacial dyssynostosis: see treatments for Craniofacial dyssynostosis

Name and Aliases of Craniofacial dyssynostosis

Main name of condition: Craniofacial dyssynostosis

Other names or spellings for Craniofacial dyssynostosis:

Craniosynostosis-craniofacial dysostosis syndrome, Craniofacial dyssynostosis and short stature


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