Cloverleaf skull

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Cloverleaf skull, also known as kleeblattschädel, refers to a type of severe craniosynostosis which gives the skull a cloverleaf shape. It typically results from intrauterine premature closure of sagittal, coronal and lambdoid sutures.

It is usually seen in the context of the following conditions: 

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rID: 15575
Section: Signs
Tags: stub, cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Kleeblattschaedel
  • Kleeblattschädel
  • Cloverleaf skull shape
  • Cloverleaf shaped skull

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