They also studied histologic sections of the hand from a week stillborn fetus. Prenatal Diag. As Apert syndrome can affect various areas of the body, treatment is best delivered at a specialist centre where a multidisciplinary team approach can be taken.
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She was pregnant once during the second marriage, which ended in miscarriage. Maroteaux, P. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3. They noted that in general the upper limb is more severely affected than the lower limb. References 1. We strongly recommend that you talk with a trusted healthcare provider before choosing to participate in any clinical study.
Eventually, she did not have any formal education or vocational training and took up street begging at 12 years.
Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer. Acrocephalosyndactyly with hydrocephalus and dextrocardia in a Nigerian child. Many individuals with Apert syndrome have vision problems due to eye abnormalities, which can include bulging eyes exophthalmoswide-set eyes hypertelorismoutside corners of the eyes that point downward downslanting palpebral fissureseyes that do not look in the same direction strabismusand shallow eye sockets ocular proptosis.
Decreased size of midface. Eyeballs bulging out. He had depressed nasal bridge and a thick nose with a bulbous tip and cross bow-shaped lips.
Findings for the incidence of the syndrome in the population have varied,  with estimates as low as 1 birth in , provided  and , given as an average by older studies. Sidhu and Deshmukh reported a somewhat similar case in the child of a first-cousin couple.
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