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Child's Nervous System

, Volume 35, Issue 9, pp 1621–1624 | Cite as

GAPO syndrome with craniosynostosis and intracranial hypertension

  • Mehdi Golpayegani
  • Farhad Salari
  • Zohreh Habibi
  • Negin Naderian
  • Farideh NejatEmail author
Case Report

Abstract

Background

GAPO (growth retardation, alopecia, pseudoanodontia, and optic atrophy) as a rare genetic disorder includes growth retardation, alopecia, pseudoanodontia, and optic atrophy. It was reported to be associated with craniosynostosis and intracranial hypertension.

Case Report

A patient with such a rare disorder associated with multisuture craniosynostosis and headache is presented. Surgery has been done due to intracranial hypertension.

Conclusions

Abnormal intraoperative findings including sever pericranium and dural adhesions and extraordinary bleeding related to this syndrome are described.

Keywords

GAPO syndrome Craniosynostosis Pericranium Dura 

Notes

Compliance with ethical standards

Conflict of interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mehdi Golpayegani
    • 1
  • Farhad Salari
    • 1
  • Zohreh Habibi
    • 2
  • Negin Naderian
    • 2
  • Farideh Nejat
    • 2
    • 3
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of NeurosurgeryLoghman Hakim Hospital, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical SciencesTehranIran
  2. 2.Department of Neurosurgery, Children’s Medical CenterTehran University of Medical SciencesTehranIran
  3. 3.Children’s Hospital Medical CenterTehranIran

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