Oxycephaly

Last revised by Ayush Goel on 27 Jul 2022

Oxycephaly (also known as turricephaly) is the most severe of the craniosynostoses and results from the premature closure of all sutures.

Characterized by a tower-like skull which may be associated with:

  • 8th cranial nerve lesion
  • optic nerve compression
  • mental deficiency
  • syndactyly

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Cases and figures

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