Doctors said she also had micrognathia and possible trigonocephaly
, where the plates in the upper skull fuse together permanently.
He had microcephaly and trigonocephaly
, proptosis, downslanting palpebral fissures, midface hypoplasia, depressed nasal bridge, short columella, micrognathia, and low-set dysplastic ears.
The shell technique: bilateral fronto-orbital reshaping in trigonocephaly
. Childs Nerv Syst.
: surgical considerations and long term evaluation.
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.g.
When Kelly typed his problems into online search engine Google she discovered it pointed to a congenital skull online Log on to echo.co.uk news, sport condition called trigonocephaly
Orbital hypertelorism, arhinencephaly and trigonocephaly
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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.
The most frequent syndrome is trigonocephaly
, produced by the premature closure of the metopic skull.
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.