Author(s): Malar Kodi Aathi

Email(s): malargeethu@gmail.com

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Address: Mrs. Malar Kodi Aathi
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Child Health Nursing, M.M Institute of Nursing, M.M University Mullana, Ambala Haryana.133207
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Published In:   Volume - 2,      Issue - 2,     Year - 2014


ABSTRACT:
Crouzon syndrome is a rare genetic disorder characterized by distinctive malformations of the skull and facial region. Premature cranial suture closures the most common skull abnormality; Optic disc edema and proptosis are among the most common ocular findings. Crouzon syndrome is an autosomal dominant disorder with complete penetrance and variable expressivity it is characterized by premature closure of cranial sutures, most commonly the coronal and sagittal sutures resulting in abnormal skull growth and affection growth and development of the orbits and maxillary complex.


Cite this article:
Malar Kodi Aathi. Crouzon Syndrome- An Overview. Int. J. Adv. Nur. Management 2(2): April- June, 2014; Page 103-105.


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