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The Apert and Crouzon syndromes: General and dental aspects

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Title: The Apert and Crouzon syndromes: General and dental aspects
Authors: Stavropoulos, Dimitrios
Issue Date: 21-Apr-2011
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Odontology. Department of Orthodontics
Parts of work: I. Hallberg U, Stavropoulos D, Mohlin B, and Hagberg C. (2011): Living with Crouzon syndrome: Transition from childhood to adulthood. Scand J Disabil Res. In press.

II. Stavropoulos D, Hallberg U, Mohlin B, and Hagberg C. (2011): Living with Crouzon syndrome: How do young adults with Crouzon syndrome handle their life situation? Int J Paed Dent 21: 35-42.

III. Stavropoulos D, Mohlin B, Kahnberg K-E, and Hagberg C. Comparing patients with Apert and Crouzon syndromes: Clinical features and cranio-maxillofacial surgical reconstruction. Submitted.

IV. Stavropoulos D, Bartzela T, Mohlin B, Kahnberg K-E, and Hagberg C. Dental agenesis patterns in Crouzon syndrome. Submitted.

V. Stavropoulos D, Bartzela T, Bronkhorst E, Mohlin B, and Hagberg C. (2011): Dental agenesis patterns of permanent teeth in Apert syndrome. Eur J Oral Sci. In press.
Date of Defence: 2011-05-13
Disputation: Friday the 13th of May, 2011, at 13:00, föreläsningssal 3, Institute of Odontology, Medicinaregatan 12F, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Odontology)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: Apert syndrome
Crouzon syndrome
social life
grounded theory
clinical features
cranio-maxillofacial surgery
dental agenesis
dental agenesis patterns
Abstract: Background: Craniofacial malformations, as seen in Apert and Crouzon syndromes, may have an immense impact not only on function and esthetics, but also on the psychosocial well-being of the person affected. Aims: To provide insight on the social life aspects of persons with Crouzon syndrome in Sweden, during the transition from childhood to adulthood and as young adults. Furthermore, to study the main facial and intraoral characteristics of persons with Apert or Crouzon syndrome, the clinical m... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-8259-4
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