Craniofacial Disorders - Orofacial Features and Peculiarities in Dental Treatment

Craniofacial Disorders - Orofacial Features and Peculiarities in Dental Treatment

Craniofacial Disorders – Orofacial Features and Peculiarities in Dental Treatment presents detailed information about craniofacial disorders and their features. The contents of the book cover ...
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Craniosynostosis Syndromes

Pp. 86-103 (18)

Ana Lúcia Pompéia Fraga de Almeida and Gisele da Silva Dalben

Abstract

Craniosynostosis is the premature fusion of cranial sutures. This chapter addresses the craniosynostosis syndromes, which involve this premature fusion of cranial sutures associated with important disorders to the craniofacial complex and teeth, requiring emphasis on prevention, special care during dental treatment, and a multidisciplinary team approach for their full rehabilitation from early infancy through adulthood.

Keywords:

Acrocephalosyndactylia, Acrocephalosyndactyly type II, Craniosynostoses, Craniofacial dysostosis, Dental care, Jackson-Weiss syndrome, Kaplan Plauchu Fitch syndrome, Multiple congenital anomalies syndrome with cloverleaf skull, Pfeiffer type acrocephalosyndactyly, Saethre-Chotzen syndrome with eyelid anomalies, Shprintzen Goldberg craniosynostosis, Tooth abnormalities.

Affiliation:

Bauru School of Dentistry and Hospital for Rehabilitation of Craniofacial Anomalies, University of São Paulo, Brazil.