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Beare stevenson Cutis Gyrata Syndrome

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BSS presents with craniosynostosis, cutis gyrata, and significant developmental delay in most patients who survive infancy [1]. The change in rates of Bone volume growth occurs similarly for all bones of the skull, regardless of origin, location or association with craniosynostosis [2]. This study reveals the pleiotropic effects of the FGFR2 Y394C mutation evidenced by cutis gyrata, acanthosis nigricans, and craniosynostosis and provides a useful model for investigating the molecular mechanisms of skin and skull development [3]. When conventional fronto-orbital advancement is attempted in these cases, side walls of the orbit cannot go forward, because the width of bony orbit is smaller than the eyeball [4]. Five patients with pfeiffer syndrome, 1 with Crouzon, and 1 with Beare-Stevenson cutis gyrata syndrome were treated with this method [5].

At birth, the patient had ocular proptosis, a red nevus with skin tags on her forehead and an umbilical stump [6]. She developed craniosynostosis, craniofacial dysmorphism and hydrocephalus [7]. Her treatment included Forehead and facial advancement and a ventriculoperitoneal shunt [8]. The patient shares several clinical characteristics of Beare-Stevenson syndrome such as cutis gyrata, cloverleaf skull, prominent Eyes, Cleft Palate, Ear defects and a protruding umbilical stump [9]. We now describe the detection of FGFR2 Mutations in the Beare-Stevenson cutis gyrata syndrome [10].

The patient developed congenital hydrocephalus, upper airway obstruction and breath holding spells [11]. It was assumed that the respiratory problems in our patient are ascribable to the Chiari malformation as well as the upper airway obstruction [12].

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