A 5-year-old male child, second in birth order, born to nonconsanguineous couple, out of normal vaginal delivery presented to us with the complaints of open anterior fontanelle
and short stature.
Estimates of genetic variance for anterior fontanelle
development in NCPP twin population.
Congenital inclusion cysts of the anterior fontanelle
The anterior fontanelle
is inferior and anterior to the uncinate process and fuses with the medial wall of the maxillary sinus.
Neuromuscular: Normocephalic, anterior fontanelle
Clinical features of rickets include failure to thrive and short stature, frontal bossing, delayed closure of the anterior fontanelle
, delayed dentition, bowing of weight-bearing bones, and hypotonia.
The physical findings that were studied include apnea, anterior fontanelle
, pallor, jaundice, bleeding manifestation like purpura, petechiae, gastrointestinal bleed, rectal bleed, umbilical stump bleed, blood stained froth from the mouth.
All cases were underwent proper history, general and neurological examination and then it was follow by radiological evaluation which included plain skull skigram (Lateral view and posterior-anterior view) and sonography of brain through anterior fontanelle
in both coronal and sagittal planes (Used equipment 400 pro series, GE mode).
Significant physical examination findings include flattening of right parietal occipital region with slight forward (anterior) canting of the right ear and slight bulge of right forehead with an open anterior fontanelle
and no palpable lambdoidal ridging.
Radiograph of skull AP/lateral view was taken and revealed: Hypertelorism macrocephaly and widened anterior fontanelle
INTRODUCTION: The metopic suture is a vertical suture running between the two halves of frontal bone from the anterior aspect of anterior fontanelle
On examination child was alert, active feeding well, no any neurological deficit anterior fontanelle