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syndromes affecting the palate

  • Syndrome Greek  -“run together”
  • Many syndromes are named after the physicians credited with first reporting the association; these are “eponymous” syndromes
  • A group of signs and symptoms that vary in degree of expression but ultimately converge in same phenotypic findings.
  • A group of signs and symptoms that occur together & characterize a particular abnormality.
  • Pierre Robin syndrome
  • Goldenhar’ syndrome
  • Apert syndrome
  • Van derwoude syndrome
  • Orofacial digital syndrome
  • Crouzon syndrome
  • Treacher Collins syndrome
  • Cleidocranial dysplasia
  • Velo-cardio-facial syndrome
  • Hypoglossia-Hypodactylia syndrome



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