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International Journal of Recent Trends in Science and Technology, ISSN 2277-2812 E-ISSN: 2249-8109
Volume 14, Issue 3, April 2015 pp 528-530
Crouzon’s syndrome in son and father
D K Sindal1, V H Karambelkar2, Smita Javadekar3, B S Joshi4, Vikrant Narwade5*
1Professor and HOD, 2Professor, 3,4Associate Professor, 5Residents, Department of Ophthalmology, KIMSDU, Malkapur, Karad, Maharashtra, INDIA.
Crouzon’s syndrome is an autosomal dominant disorder with complete penetrance and variable expressivity. Crouzon’s syndrome is caused by mutation in fibroblast growth factor receptor 2 gene. The disease is characterised by premature synostosis of coronal and sagittal sutures which begins in first year of life. Case report of son and father is presented with characteristic features of Crouzon’s syndrome.