Case contributed by Dr Ammar Haouimi


Abnormal head shape.

Patient Data

Age: 4 years
Gender: Male

There is a premature closure of the left coronal suture with flattening of the ipsilateral frontal region with an associated elevation of the superolateral corner of the left orbit "harlequin eye deformity". 

Flattening of the left posterior parietal region with no premature closure of the adjacent lambdoid suture, most likely positional.

The other cranial sutures show normal appearance.

Case Discussion

CT features of premature closure of the left coronal suture (frontal unilateral plagiocephaly).

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