Early Ophthalmological Manifestations of Crouzon Syndrome: About a Case (Short Paper)


We report the case of a major neonatal form of Crouzon syndrome of ophthalmic finding in a new-born of 21 days of age with no background of consanguinity. The clinical manifestations were marked by signs of Crouzon syndrome associated with dyspnea. The skull radiograph showed a decline of maxillary and closing sutures. The brain scan was marked by a bilateral fronto-parietal hypotrophy with agnenesis of the left temporal. She had received a lateral tarsorrhaphy in prevention to keratopathy of exposure. We noted a substantive consideration of normal eye and no recurrence throttle of eyeball 6 months after tarsorrhaphy. The major forms of Crouzon syndrome is a source of complications including exposure keratopathy and optic atrophy requiring ophthalmological caring in awaiting for a craniofacial surgery.

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Maneh, N. , Banla, M. , Douti, N. , Yayehd, K. , Arsene, S. , Vonor, K. , Saa, K. , Ayena, K. and Balo, K. (2014) Early Ophthalmological Manifestations of Crouzon Syndrome: About a Case. Open Access Library Journal, 1, 1-4. doi: 10.4236/oalib.1101046.

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