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Etiological heterogeneity and clinical characteristics of metopic synostosis: Evidence from a tertiary craniofacial unit.

Abstract:

Metopic synostosis (MS) accounts for approximately 10-15% of all craniosynostosis and is etiologically heterogeneous. This study aimed to examine the causes of MS, as observed in a tertiary craniofacial unit. We reviewed the case notes of 110 children with a diagnosis of MS, attending the craniofacial unit in Oxford between 1991 and 2008. Our results showed 38 children (38/110 or 34.6%) who had at least one additional structural abnormality or had a known syndromic diagnosis were classed as h...

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10.1002/ajmg.a.33435

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Journal:
American journal of medical genetics. Part A
Volume:
152A
Issue:
6
Pages:
1383-1389
Publication date:
2010-06-05
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EISSN:
1552-4833
ISSN:
1552-4825
URN:
uuid:cd50d572-f085-49f2-8eff-1255c4233df9
Source identifiers:
119757
Local pid:
pubs:119757

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