Gaceta Médica Boliviana
versão impressa ISSN 1012-2966
We report an case of newborn with Apert's syndrome. A medical literature revision was made concluding that Apert's syndrome is a congenital disease, associated with some chromosomopathies that express important cranial and facial deformities. The most important characteristics of this syndrome are fussions in some bones of the crane, hands and feet; giving the patient a characteristic aspect. It's Treatment must be multidisciplinar}' because of the multiple deformities presented in this syndrome.
Palavras-chave : Acrocephaly; syndactyly; Syndrome of Apert.