Brachycephaly (bi-coronal and bi-lambdoid synostosis)

Case contributed by Dr Hidayatullah Hamidi


Small size of head, delayed mile stones.

Patient Data

Age: 6 months
Gender: Male

Early closure of bilateral coronal and lambdoid sutures is noted resulting abnormal shape of the skull the so called brachycephaly.

Significant brain parenchymal loss is noted.

Case Discussion

Early closure of the cranial sutures, more over to the abnormality in the shape of skull, can result in severe irreversible brain damage as in this case.

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Case information

rID: 55048
Case created: 16th Aug 2017
Last edited: 21st Aug 2017
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: French Medical Institute for Mothers and Children

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