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Ana Lúcia Pompéia Fraga de Almeida and Gisele da Silva Dalben
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
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.
Bauru School of Dentistry and Hospital for Rehabilitation of Craniofacial Anomalies, University of São Paulo, Brazil.