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Apert's syndrome

Introduction: Apert's syndrome

Description of Apert's syndrome

Apert's syndrome (medical condition): A rare condition characterized by abnormalities in the appearance of...more »

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Apert's syndrome: A rare congenital defect characterized by abnormal craniofacial structure and fused fingers and toes.

Apert's syndrome: Related Topics

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Apert's syndrome as a Disease

Apert's syndrome: Another name for Apert syndrome (or close medical condition association).
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Apert's syndrome: Related Diseases

Apert's syndrome: Apert's syndrome is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Symptoms of Apert's syndrome (Apert syndrome)

Some of the symptoms of Apert's syndrome incude:

  • Partially or totally joined fingers
  • Partially or totally joined toes
  • Premature joining of bones in the head
  • Growth disturbance in the skull
  • Long-shaped head

Treatments for Apert's syndrome (Apert syndrome)

Treatments for Apert's syndrome (Apert syndrome) include:

  • 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

Treatment of Apert's syndrome: For more treatment information about Apert's syndrome, see treatment of Apert syndrome (Apert's syndrome)

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