Cranial sutures: normal

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle

Presentation

Infant with trauma to head. Concerns of intracranial injury.

Patient Data

Age: 2-years-old
Gender: Female
CT

Normal intracranial appearances.

The sutures of the cranial are normal for the patient's age (illustrated with 3D reconstructions)

Annotated image

The sutures of the cranial are normal for the patient's age (illustrated with 3D reconstructions).

The frontal (black), sagittal (red), squamosal (green) and lamboid (blue) sutures are shown.

Case Discussion

This CT is to illustrate the normal cranial sutures in an infant.  These are best illustrated on the 3D volume images of the skull.

The most common reason for assessment if altered head shape to assess for a craniosynostosis.

 

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Case information

rID: 53389
Case created: 16th May 2017
Last edited: 7th Sep 2017
System: Paediatrics
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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