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Acrocephalosyndactyly Underlying Cause

Apert's syndrome is caused by an abnormal gene that results in abnormal development of the fetus during pregnancy.

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Last Updated: Sep 10, 2007 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Acrocephalosyndactyly References
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