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Case contributed by Dr Maxime St-Amant


Abnormal cranial perimeter.

Patient Data

Age: 7 months
Gender: Male

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


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
Published: 4th Aug 2012
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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