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Journal of the Korean Pediatric Society 1978;21(8):605-610.
Published online August 15, 1978.
A Case of Apert syndrome(Acrocephaosyndactyly).
In Sook Chang, Dong Kyu Yang, Ki Bok Kim
Dept. of Pediatrics, Kwang-Ju, Korea.
Abstract
Apert syndrome is a rare disorder characterized by malformation of the skull, (usually oxyce-phaly or acrocephaly), in association with sys temic syndactyly It is due to congenital disturbance in the growth of bone and soft tissue affecting principally the head, the hands and the feet. The original description was presented by Troquart in 1886. Since then, more than 200cases have been reported in the world up to 1970. Recently we have seena patient with typical Apert Syndrome and report it here with a brief eviewr of the relevant literature.


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