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What is craniosynostosis?

Craniosynostosis, is a medical condition in which some or all of the sutures in the skull of an infant or child close too early, causing problems with normal brain and skull growth. It can result in craniostenosis, which is the… Full Answer

What is 'pfeiffer syndrome'?

Pfeiffer syndrome is a genetic disorder characterized by the premature fusion of certain bones of the skull (craniosynostosis), which prevents further growth of the skull and affects the shape of the head and face. In addition, the thumbs and big… Full Answer

What diseases affect your bones?

There are quite a few disease that can affect the bones in your body. I will name the top 3. They are Osteoporosis, Osteogenesis imperfecta, and Paget's disease. A short description of the three are listed below: 1.) Osteporosis, is… Full Answer