Trigonocephaly

Case contributed by Dr Maxime St-Amant

Presentation

Abnormal cranial perimeter.

Patient Data

Age: 7 months
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

The metopic suture is radio-opaque and there is a triangular shape of the frontal bone, compatible with trigonocephaly (metopic suture craniosynostosis).

Modality: CT

CT-scan confirms metopic suture craniosynostosis (trigonocephaly).

Case Discussion

Trigonocephaly is a type of craniosynostosis (craniostenose). Other type of craniostenosis :

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Case Information

rID: 19060
Case created: 4th Aug 2012
Last edited: 30th Jan 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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