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Is there a cure for Apert syndrome?

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Although there's no cure for Apert syndrome, surgery is the main treatment. The goal of surgery for this condition is to correct the abnormal connections between bones.

From: Apert Syndrome WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES: van der Vlugt, J. 2008; vol 124: pp 2054-2060. eMedicine: "Apert Syndrome." Wilkie, A. 2007; vol 143A: pp 1941-1949. Cohen, M. 1993; vol 147: pp 989-993.



Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, American Journal of Medical Genetics, American Journal of Diseases of Children,

Reviewed by Renee A. Alli on October 20, 2018

SOURCES: van der Vlugt, J. 2008; vol 124: pp 2054-2060. eMedicine: "Apert Syndrome." Wilkie, A. 2007; vol 143A: pp 1941-1949. Cohen, M. 1993; vol 147: pp 989-993.



Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, American Journal of Medical Genetics, American Journal of Diseases of Children,

Reviewed by Renee A. Alli on October 20, 2018

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