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Gupta M, Pai A A, Bhattacharya A, Ramachandra R, Sawarappa R, Mohapatra S et al . Anterior Plagiocephaly in an Atypical Case of Apert Syndrome. wjps. 2013; 2 (2) :115-118
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Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, IPGME & R, Kolkata, India
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Apert syndrome is a congenital craniosynostosis syndrome comprising of bilateral coronal synostosis , symmetric syndactyly of hands and feet and midface hypoplasia. We present an atypical phenotype of this syndrome with right sided unilateral coronal synostosis. However, type I apert hand and other clinical and radiological features suggestthe diagnosis. Genetic analysis revealed an absence of the specific missense mutations in the FGFR 2 gene that is found in patients with this syndrome. We conclude that this patient represented a rare atypical variant of Apert syndrome. Further analysis is required to map the associated genotype.
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Type of Study: case report | Subject: Special
Received: 2013/03/3 | Accepted: 2013/06/12 | Published: 2013/06/12

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