Scaphocephaly

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam

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Abnormal shape skull.

Patient Data

Age: Neonate
CT

Premature closure of the sagittal suture results in impediment to lateral growth of the skull while anteroposterior growth continues, producing a narrow elongated skull.

Case Discussion

Scaphocephaly

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Case information

rID: 9677
Case created: 11th May 2010
Last edited: 5th Dec 2015
Tags: skull, sutures
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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