Acrocephalosyndactyly

Acrocephalosyndactyly syndromes (ACS) are a rare group of disorders collectively characterized by:

Classification

While there can be some overlap in features, they can be primarily classified into the following major types:

When there are calvarial anomalies with polydactyly and syndactyly, these then fall into group named acrocephalopolysyndactyly syndromes (ACPS). However, many suggest that the distinction between ACS and ACPS should be abandoned ref.

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Article information

rID: 14512
Section: Syndromes
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Acrocephalosyndacties
  • Acrocephalosyndactyly syndromes
  • Acrocephalosyndactyly (ACS)
  • Acrocephalosyndactylia

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  • Case 1: Apert syndrome
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