Brachycephaly

Case contributed by Dr Ammar Haouimi

Presentation

Abnormal head shape.

Patient Data

Age: 1 month
Gender: Female
ct

Case Discussion

CT features of bilateral premature closure of the coronal suture in keeping with brachycephaly.

Brachycephaly refers to a calvarial shape where the bi-parietal diameter to fronto-occipital diameter approaches the 95th percentile. It can result from a craniosynostosis involving the bicoronal and/or bilambdoid sutures.

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