Pediatric Therapy Corner: What is Apert Syndrome?
[Source: Medical News Today]
Apert syndrome causes facial and skull abnormalities, which can lead to visual impairments and dental problems. Apert syndrome can also cause abnormalities in the fingers and toes.
This article will provide an overview of Apert syndrome, including the symptoms, treatments, and outlook for this condition.
Apert syndrome is a condition where the bones of the skull fuse together too early, which affects the shape of the head and face.
People born with Apert syndrome may experience problems with their vision and teeth because of the abnormal shape of the facial and skull bones.
In many cases, three or more fingers or toes also fuse together, which is called syndactyly.
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