Case contributed by Dr Hidayatullah Hamidi


Abnormal shape of the head.

Patient Data

Age: 6 months
Gender: Male

Evidence of premature closure of sagittal suture with the some what elongated shape of the skull representing craniosynostosis with scaphocephaly.

Case Discussion

Scaphocephaly is the most common form of craniosynostosis. There is premature closure of the sagittal suture resulting a narrow and elongated shape of the skull.

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Case information

rID: 55393
Case created: 3rd Sep 2017
Last edited: 6th Nov 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: French Medical Institute for Mothers and Children

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