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Authors

Scott Bartlett, Michael Ehrenfeld, Gerson Mast, Adrian Sugar

Executive Editor

Edward Ellis III

General Editor

Daniel Buchbinder

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Unilateral coronal synostosis (Anterior plagiocephaly)

Premature closure of the coronal suture leads to anterior plagiocephaly which has the following characteristics:

Ipsilateral

  • Retruded forehead
  • Retruded supraorbital rim
  • Elevated brow
  • Widened palpebral fissure
  • Radix deviates to affected side

Contralateral

  • forehead bossing
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