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Treatment consists of surgery to correct abnormal bone growth. Children with this disorder should be examined by a specialized cranio-facial surgery team at a children's medical center.
A hearing specialist should be consulted if there are hearing problems.
Children's Craniofacial Association --
Call your health care provider if you have a family history of Apert syndrome or you notice your baby's skull is not developing normally.
Kinsman SL, Johnston MV. Congenital Anomalies of the Central Nervous System. In: Kliegman RM, Behrman RE, Jenson HB, Stanton BF, eds. Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics. 18th Ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Saunders Elsevier; 2007: chap 592.
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