Morbidity associated with increased intracranial pressure in Apert and Pfeiffer syndromes: the need for long-term evaluation.

@article{Gosain1996MorbidityAW,
  title={Morbidity associated with increased intracranial pressure in Apert and Pfeiffer syndromes: the need for long-term evaluation.},
  author={Arun K Gosain and Joseph G. McCarthy and Jeffrey H. Wisoff},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  year={1996},
  volume={97 2},
  pages={292-301}
}
Although the incidence of elevated intracranial pressure is increased in patients with the craniosynostosis syndromes, the significance of these findings and their impact on clinical practice remain unclear. The morbidity related to elevated intracranial pressure in patients with Apert and Pfeiffer syndromes was reviewed. Sixty-seven patients with Apert syndrome and 39 patients with Pfeiffer syndrome were identified. The morbidity in 5 of the 106 patients (4.7 percent) was felt to be directly… CONTINUE READING
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