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Premature ossification of the cranium and obliteration of the sutures. The particular sutures involved determine the resultant shape of the malformed head.
craniosynostosis/cra·nio·syn·os·to·sis/ (kra″ne-o-sin″os-to´sis) premature closure of the sutures of the skull.
craniosynostosisCraniostosis Pediatrics Premature closure of one or more cranial bony sutures; sagittal suture CSO is more common in ♂; coronal suture CSO is often associated with inherited disease
Premature ossification of the cranium and closure of the sutures.
craniosynostosisPremature fusion of the suture joints of the skull, usually occurring before birth and leading to a severe skull deformity. The condition can be caused by a mutation of the gene for a fibroblast growth factor receptor.
A premature closure of one or more of the joints (fissures) between the bones of the skull, which causes an abnormally shaped skull.
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Premature ossification of cranium and obliteration of sutures.
n premature fusion of the cranial sutures resulting in a malformed head, which may lead to an increase in intracranial pressure and consequential brain damage.
premature closure of the cranial sutures.