Case contributed by Dr Hidayatullah Hamidi


Impaired cranial development.

Patient Data

Age: 6 months
Gender: Male

The anterior cranium appears triangular in shape with overlapping of the metopic suture present.

Case Discussion

Premature fusion of the metopic suture results in triangular shape deformity of the skull called Trigonocephaly. Normally the metopic suture fuses at around 9th month of life.

PlayAdd to Share

Case information

rID: 53452
Published: 19th May 2017
Last edited: 8th Sep 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

Updating… Please wait.

 Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

 Thank you for updating your details.