Craniofacial dyssynostosis


A very rare syndrome characterized primarily by the premature fusion of certain skull bones which gives the head an abnormal shape and also causes unusual facial features.


* Premature closure of skull bones * Narrow head * Long head * Small back of head * Flat back of head


* Protruding forehead * Mental retardation * Facial anomalies * Small jaw * Mouth held open * Short stature * Umbilical hernia Note that Craniofacial dyssynostosis symptoms usually refers to various symptoms known to a patient, but the phrase Craniofacial dyssynostosis signs may refer to those signs only noticable by a doctor.