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Frontosphenoidal synostosis: a rare cause of unilateral anterior plagiocephaly

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Czorny, Alain
Jacques, Bertrand
Published in Child's Nervous System. 2007, vol. 23, no. 12, p. 1431-8
Abstract When a child walks in the clinic with a unilateral frontal flattening, it is usually associated in our minds with unilateral coronal synostosis. While the latter might be the most common cause of anterior plagiocephaly, it is not the only one. A patent coronal suture will force us to consider other etiologies, such as deformational plagiocephaly, or synostosis of another suture. To understand the mechanisms underlying this malformation, the development and growth of the skull base must be considered.
Keywords ChildCranial Sutures/abnormalities/surgeryCraniofacial Abnormalities/etiology/pathology/surgeryFrontal Bone/pathology/surgeryHumansInfantMaleRare Diseases/pathology/surgerySphenoid Bone/pathology/surgerySynostosis/complications/pathology/surgeryTreatment Outcome
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PMID: 17891404
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Research groups Groupe Pittet Cuenod Brigitte (chirurgie plastique et reconstructive) (96)
Groupe Schaller Karl Lothard (neurochirurgie) (851)
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DE RIBAUPIERRE, Sandrine Nathalie et al. Frontosphenoidal synostosis: a rare cause of unilateral anterior plagiocephaly. In: Child's Nervous System, 2007, vol. 23, n° 12, p. 1431-8. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:35005

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