Carpenter syndrome with normal intelligence and precocious growth

J. White*, D. B. Boldt, D. J. David, L. Sheffield, D. A. Simpson

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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.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)43-49
Number of pages7
JournalActa Neurochirurgica
Issue number1-2
Publication statusPublished - Mar 1981
Externally publishedYes


  • brachymesophalangy
  • Carpenter syndrome
  • craniosynostosis
  • polysyndactyly


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