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ID#:15118
Description:This infant was born with an autosomal dominant disorder known as Apert’s syndrome, otherwise known as acrocephalosyndactyly, which involves malformations of the cranium, face, hands and feet. See PHIL 15116 and 15117, for two other views of this infant's condition.
Because the first branchial arch is involved, there is accompanying involvement of the maxilla, and mandible. There is a premature fusion of the cranial bones leading to abnormal bone growth. Note the webbing of this baby’s fingers, and toes, also known as syndactyly.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Dr. James Hanson
Creation Date:1973
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Links:CDC - Division of Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities; Birth Defects
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