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DA: 321

Developmental anomaly information

Definition: In acrocephaly, the head appears pointed (acrocephaly) because of premature closing of the cranial sutures (Craniosynostosis) between the individual bones that make up the skull.


  • pointed skull
  • Loftiness of skull.

Developmental anomaly parent: Craniosynostosis

Topology: Human body > Head and neck > Head > Cranium

System: Human body > musculoskeletal system. > Bones

Developmental anomaly category: Malformation

Case records MDB261, MDB448
Observed in MDB cases
Observed in combinaisons (MDB)
Observed in malformative diseases (MDB)
Associated genes in profile
Associated genes in malformative diseases
Associated chromosomal diseases
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Associated developmental anomalies

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Last modified: 2009-01-07 15:31:38 by farideh

Created: 2008-06-02 02:00:00 by phsaw

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