Craniosynostosis: scaphocephaly

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad A. ElBeialy

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Abnormal head shape

Patient Data

Age: 3 months
Gender: Male
Modality: CT

  • Premature craniosynostosis with fusion of the sagittal suture as well as scaphocephalic or dolicocephalic configuration of the skull & multiple convolutional markings or copper beaten skull is noted. 
  • Normal ventricular system with cavum septum pellucidum and cavum vergae as normal variant. No mass lesion or gross area of abnormal density.  Normal cortical sulci with no extra-axial collection.  Normal posterior fossa. 

Case Discussion

Premature craniosynostosis with fusion of the sagittal suture as well as scaphocephalic configuration of the skull. 

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Case Information

rID: 42816
Case created: 9th Feb 2016
Last edited: 13th Jul 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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