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11 Possible Causes for Delayed Closure of Fontanelles, Hearing Problem, Variable Malocclusions

  • Cleidocranial Dysplasia

    An otologist should check for hearing problems. The bone symptoms cause few problems in most cases. Appropriate dental care is important.[nlm.nih.gov] […] numbers of supernumerary teeth along with dental crowding, and malocclusion Hand abnormalities including brachydactyly, tapering fingers, and short, broad thumbs Short stature[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Cleidocranial dysplasia (CCD) is a rare genetic disorder of bone, characterised by hypoplastic/aplastic clavicles, delayed closure of fontanelles and sutures of the cranium[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pyknodysostosis

    In general, these disorders involve hearing loss caused by malformations in the tiny bones in the ears ( ossicles ), problems in the development of the roof of the mouth ([ghr.nlm.nih.gov] The patient presented the mouth deformity described by most of the reports, however, as the three cases reported by Hunt et al, presented different types of malocclusion ([jisppd.com] closure of the fontanelles, and hypoplasia of the terminal phalanges.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Osteogenesis Imperfecta

    Other complications can include hearing problems, breathing problems, a blue tint to the eyes, short stature and other complications.[nicklauschildrens.org] The sclera have variable hues. In utero fractures are common. Limb shortening and progressive deformities can occur.[web.archive.org] closure of the fontanels and sutures ( Figs 2, 3 ).[doi.org]

  • Osteogenesis Imperfecta Type 3

    However, the severe forms of the disease can cause: hearing loss heart failure spinal cord problems permanent deformities OI can sometimes be life-threatening if it occurs[healthline.com] The affected persons’ posture, weight and size of the head are often abnormal and these variables may contribute to the development of the Skeletal Class III malocclusion.[nature.com] closure of fontanelles and sutures and excessive Wormian bone formation.[jnnp.bmj.com]

  • Kabuki Syndrome

    […] frequent infections hearing problems or hearing loss congenital heart defects, including coarctation of the aorta, ventricular septal defect and atrial septal defect endocrine[childrenshospital.org] Kabuki syndrome is a rare autosomal dominant trait with variable clinical expression.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Delayed closure of the ‘soft spots’ or fontanelles has also been reported. An infant’s skull has seven bones and several joints called sutures.[rarediseases.org]

  • Osteogenesis Imperfecta Type 16

    Flat feet Dislocations Kidney Stones Gastrointestinal problems Hearing loss Heart problems As each person is unique, no one person with Osteogenesis Imperfecta has exactly[hypermobility.org] The affected persons’ posture, weight and size of the head are often abnormal and these variables may contribute to the development of the Skeletal Class III malocclusion.[nature.com] Dysosteosclerosis – disproportional short stature, deafness, blindness, delayed closure anterior fontanelle, frontal bossing, delayed tooth eruption, osteosclerosis, platyspondyly[clinicaladvisor.com]

  • Gorlin-Chaudhry-Moss Syndrome

    Pediatricians, surgeons, cardiologists, dental specialists, speech pathologists, specialists who assess and treat hearing problems (audiologists), eye specialists, and others[rarediseases.org] Class II or III malocclusion. Open bite. Facial bone formation Hypoplasia of the malar bones. Hypoplastic lateral aspects of orbits.[vivavoceoralmedicineradiology.com] Late closure of fontanelles resulting in frontal bossing. Prolonged retention of deciduous teeth with delay in eruption of succedaneous teeth.[vivavoceoralmedicineradiology.com]

  • Osteogenesis Imperfecta Type 13

    Flat feet Dislocations Kidney Stones Gastrointestinal problems Hearing loss Heart problems As each person is unique, no one person with Osteogenesis Imperfecta has exactly[hypermobility.org] The affected persons’ posture, weight and size of the head are often abnormal and these variables may contribute to the development of the Skeletal Class III malocclusion.[nature.com] closure of fontanelles and sutures and excessive Wormian bone formation.[jnnp.bmj.com]

  • Kohlschütter-Tönz Syndrome

    Heart disease Skin manifestations Autism Behavioral Problems: might include hyperactivity, aggressive behavior, tantrums Seizures: sudden episodes of electrical activity[australasianleukodystrophyfoundation.com] […] in muscle fiber diameter Abnormal isoelectric focusing of serum transferrin Delayed myelination Poor suck Deep palmar crease Nail dysplasia Trigonocephaly Dental malocclusion[mendelian.co] Limb anomalies (including clubfoot, short thumbs) Eye movement disorders Genital hypoplasia: incomplete development of the genitals Hypotonia: poor muscle tone Hearing impairment[australasianleukodystrophyfoundation.com]

  • Dentinogenesis Imperfecta Type 1

    Frequent appointments with the eye doctor (ophthalmologist) can prevent problems. Small fractures of the ear bones can lead to hearing loss.[childrensortho.com] The clinical and, when indicated, panoramic radiographic examinations emphasized dental variables associated with OI.[ojrd.biomedcentral.com] Symptoms INHERITANCE: Autosomal dominant GROWTH: [Height]; Short stature (3rd percentile) HEAD AND NECK: [Head]; Dolichocephaly; Delayed closure of anterior fontanel; [Eyes[findzebra.com]

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