Case contributed by Ammar Haouimi


Abnormal shape of the skull.

Patient Data

Age: 2 months
Gender: Male

Narrowed with cephalocaudal elongation of the skull and frontal bossing due to premature closure of the sagittal suture. Congenital defects are noted in the parietal bones.

Normal appearance of the other cranial sutures

Normal appearance of the posterior cranial fossa, cerebral hemispheres and ventricular system.

Case Discussion

CT features of premature closure of the sagittal suture in keeping with a scaphocephaly.

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