The World Health Organisation (WHO) states that rare diseases range from cystic fibrosis and haemophilia to Angelman Syndrome, with an incidence of about 1 in 15,000, to Opitz trigonocephaly
syndrome, which is extremely rare with about one case per million people.
Classification of craniosynostosis Non-syndromic Suture involved Simple Scaphocephaly Sagittal Anterior plagiocephaly Unilateral coronal Posterior plagiocephaly Unilateral lambdoid Trigonocephaly
Metopic Compound Variable More than 1 suture Brachycephaly Bilateral lambdoid Turribrachycephaly Bilateral coronal Syndromic Crouzon's syndrome Typically bilateral coronal Apert's syndrome Usually coronal, often lambdoid Pfeiffer syndrome Multiple suture involvement Other, e.
liverpool the latest and more " Kelly found Tyler's symptoms all pointed to trigonocephaly, a congenital condition which causes the plates in a baby's skull to fuse together too early, leading to a triangular shaped forehead.
Kelly emailed a surgeon specialising in trigonocephaly and was advised to take Tyler to a doctor straight away and have him referred to hospital.
Craniosynostosis in the forms of dolichocephaly, bracycephaly and trigonocephaly
Aghast, Charlotte Dent, from Liverpool, discovered her six-month-old son George had trigonocephaly - which without an operation can lead to blindness, severe learning difficulties and even death, the Liverpool Echo reported.
But after the stranger saw her holding her son on her Facebook profile and alerted her to the danger, George was diagnosed with trigonocephaly the same day.
The helmet is round with space in the parietal/temporal areas to correct scaphocephaly, space in the bitemporal areas to correct trigonocephaly
, and space on the ipsilateral side of the stenosed suture for lambdoid and coronal synostosis.
Charlotte Dent discovered six-month-old George had the rare condition trigonocephaly because a woman whose son has the same thing saw him on her Facebook profile picture.
After being warned that her son could have trigonocephaly she contacted a specialist at Alder Hey and received the diagnosis the same day.
Craniofacial consultant Christian Duncan at Alder Hey said trigonocephaly was a very rare condition and often not picked up immediately.