An outline of Carpenter syndrome and its relation to other craniosynostosis syndromes is given. A new case of Carpenter syndrome with normal intelligence is reported. In addition to typical features of craniosynostosis, facial features, obesity, polydactyly, and brachymesophalangy, this case has atypical features-normal intelligence, increased stature, and modelling deformity of the long bones. The relationship of mental retardation to Carpenter syndrome and other craniosynostosis syndromes is discussed.
- Carpenter syndrome