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Acrocephalosyndactyly

Acrocephalosyndactyly
(Science: paediatrics) a usually inherited disorder characterised by premature closing of the cranial suture lines resulting in a peaked shaped head and abnormal facial appearance.
Since it is usually autosomal dominant one or both parents also have the disorder. Surgery is used to correct skull and facial abnormalities.
Inheritance: autosomal dominant.


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