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.

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Case information

rID: 53452
Case created: 18th May 2017
Last edited: 10th Nov 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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