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Definition

A form of craniosynostosis, a primary abnormality of skull growth involving premature fusion of one or more cranial sutures. The growth velocity of the skull often cannot match that of the developing brain resulting in an abnormal head shape and, in some cases, increased intracranial pressure, which must be treated promptly to avoid permanent neurodevelopmental disability.

Acronym

CRS7

Synonyms

Craniosynostosis 7, digenic

Keywords

Craniosynostosis

 
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