8/9/2013

Pediatric plastic surgeon Gregory Lakin led a team at UH Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital in Cleveland on a combined Le Fort I and Le Fort III surgery to treat a 26-year-old with Crouzon syndrome. Prior to the surgery, the patient had trouble chewing and suffered from severe headaches, sleep apnea and breathing difficulties. Crouzon syndrome is a rare version of craniosynostosis that sometimes results in the appearance of prominent eyes and an underdeveloped jaw, Lakin said.

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