variants: also Crouzon's syndrome
Medical Definition of Crouzon syndrome
: an inherited disorder that is controlled by an autosomal dominant gene and that is characterized by malformation of the skull due to premature ossification and closure of the sutures and by widely spaced eyes, abnormal protrusion of the eyeballs, a beaked nose, and underdevelopment of the maxilla with protrusion of the mandible
— called also craniofacial dysostosis
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