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Pfeiffer Syndrome Type I

Pfeiffer Syndrome Type I: Introduction

Pfeiffer Syndrome Type I: A rare genetic disorder where some of the skull bones fuse too early which affects the size and shape of the skull and face. Thumb and toe abnormalities are also present. There are three types of Pfeiffer syndrome with varying degrees of severity. Type I is the mildest of the three Pfeiffer Syndrome subtypes. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Pfeiffer Syndrome Type I is available below.

Symptoms of Pfeiffer Syndrome Type I

Treatments for Pfeiffer Syndrome Type I

  • Treatment varies depending on the particular manifestations that develop. Treatment by various specialists may be required: audiologist, geneticist, pediatrician, dentist and possibly others. Surgical reconstruction is often required to correct problems arising from the premature fusion of the skull bones and to prevent complications that can result e.g. hydrocephalus. Genetic counseling and joining a support group are recommended
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Causes of Pfeiffer Syndrome Type I

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Misdiagnosis and Pfeiffer Syndrome Type I

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Prognosis for Pfeiffer Syndrome Type I

Prognosis for Pfeiffer Syndrome Type I: Type 1 generally carries a good prognosis and a normal life span can be expected. Type 2 and 3 can result in early death.

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