Craniostosis with widening of the skull and high forehead, ocular hypertelorism, exophthalmos, beaked nose, and hypoplasia of the maxilla. Crouzon first described the disturbance in a mother and a son with abnormal facial features presented to the Medical Society of Paris. Three years later he described a second kindred, in which seven persons in successive generations were affected. Inheritance is autosomal dominant.
- L. E. O. Crouzon:
Dysostose cranio-faciale héréditaire. Bulletins et mémoires de la Société des Médecins des Hôpitaux de Paris, 1912, 3 sér, 33: 545-555.
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