Crouzon syndrome is characterised by cranial synostosis, hypertelorism, exophthalmos and external strabismus, parrot beaked nose, short upper lip, hypoplastic maxilla, proptosis, shallow orbits and a relative mandibular prognathism. Crouzon syndrome is caused by mutations of the FGFR2 gene.
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Great Ormond Street Hospital NE Thames Regional Genetics Service Laboratories
Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
37 Queen Square
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