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Glass-Chapman-Hockley syndrome


Other Names for this Disease
  • Craniosynostosis brachydactyly
  • Craniosynostosis - dysmorphism - brachydactyly
  • Craniosynostosis-dysmorphism-brachydactyly syndrome
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Treatment

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How might Glass-Chapman-Hockley syndrome be treated?

Surgery is typically the treatment for craniosynostosis and is based on the person's specific signs and symptoms. The goal is to increase the space in the front (anterior) part of the skull. The operation is usually performed when the person is between 9 to 12 months of age. If other sutures, other than the coronal suture, are involved, other surgeries may be performed. 
Last updated: 11/11/2015


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Other Names for this Disease
  • Craniosynostosis brachydactyly
  • Craniosynostosis - dysmorphism - brachydactyly
  • Craniosynostosis-dysmorphism-brachydactyly syndrome
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.