Case contributed by Dr Mostafa El-Feky


The patient is preparing for adenoid surgery, the physician noticed head bossing and abnormal shape of the skull and requested CT.

Patient Data

Age: 10 years
Gender: Male


Complete fusion of the sagittal suture.


3D images

Complete fusion of the sagittal suture.

Case Discussion

Scaphocephaly is premature closure of the sagittal suture. It is the most common form of craniosynostosis.

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Case information

rID: 57369
Published: 21st Dec 2017
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Dar El Ashaa Center

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