Annales de Chirurgie Plastique Esthétique. Physicians have anecdotally reported that children with simple craniosynostosis often seem to have a higher Non-syndromic coronal synostoses oxycephaly and brachycephaly (NSCSOB) are rare. The study included 48 cases of sagittal synostosis (SS), untreated for misdiagnosis and associated with CM1. A single coronal suture was involved in 37 patients, the sagittal suture in 25 and the metopic suture in 12. It appears to be an alternative of choice in the corrective surgery of craniosynostosis. Three-dimensional reconstruction was created and analyzed digitally (using Surgi Case). A retrospective analysis was carried out to review the senior author's experience of 98 cranioplasties with methylmethacrylate (MM) from 1980 to 2001. Elevation of the bregma region is a bony sign of chronic elevated ICP. Sagittal craniosynostosis is the most common form of craniosynostosis, accounting for 45% of nonsyndromic cases. Churchill Livingstone, London, David JD, Poswillo D, Simpson D (1982) The Craniosynostoses: causes, natural history and managements. The main sign of unicoronal craniosynostosis is the flatter appearance of the forehead and eye socket on one side and the prominence (bossing) of the opposite side of the forehead. After the excision of scars or growth, we, To evaluate the correction of fronto-orbital deformation in infant craniosynostosis and to discuss the timing of treatment and surgical technique. Bicoronal synostosis (brachycephaly) is where both coronal sutures fuse prematurely, creating a flat, elevated forehead and brow. In the soft-tissue layer, the deviation angle of the nasal dorsum line to the non-fused side was 5.4 ± 3.4°. Craniosynostosis Complications Patients may suffer from head deformity that can be acute and permanent if left untreated [ 4 ]. However, some types can be associated with genetic disorders such as: Crouzon syndrome: Premature fusion of both coronal (ear-to-ear) sutures Carpenter syndrome: Premature fusion of sagittal (top of head, front to back) and both coronal (ear-to-ear) sutures, also abnormal growth of fingers and toes It can also lead to psychosocial issues as the child interacts with peers during development. Google Scholar, Gault DT, Renier D, Marchac D et al (1992) Intracranial pressure and intracranial volume in children with craniosynostosis. Bony signs of chronic elevated ICP were found in 82% of cases of oxycephaly and brachycephaly. This suggests that surgeons should pay attention to the asymmetry of soft tissues during follow-up and when correcting facial asymmetry in asymmetric craniosynostosis. Its histopathologic variant characterized by extensive squamous metaplasia, islands of tumor cells, and sometimes keratin formation is known as desmoplastic acanthomatous ameloblastoma.The aim of this report was to present an unusual case of symphysis located desmoplastic acanthomatous ameloblastoma in a 56-year-old female patient, who was experiencing laryngeal carcinoma 2 years ago. Bone fusion has occurred repeatedly during skull evolution in all tetrapod lineages, leading to a reduction in the number of bones and an increase in their morphological complexity. In addition, we reviewed retrospectively our experience with cases of NSCSOB, managed and operated by our joint craniofacial team since 1984. Clinicians should be aware that different surgical treatments are rapidly being developed for nonsyndromic craniosynostosis. UCS confers osteocartilaginous and soft-tissue nasal deviation, with the distal nose toward the non-fused side. In addition, normal, synostosed, and adult human skulls show the same connectivity modules: facial and cranial. Finite element scaling analysis was used to test for significant differences between the scaphocephalic and normal individuals in craniofacial morphology. Int J Osteoarchaeol 7:636–640, Article  To obtain optimal results with the lowest risk, craniofacial must be performed by multidisciplinary teams in specialized centres. CAS  The principles of one-stage or two-stage surgical treatment for the main types of faciocraniostenosis are recalled: initial fronto-orbital advancement then secondary treatment of maxillary recession. Risks must be discussed with the patient, but the psychological impact of the disfigurement is so great that these young adults are usually willing to undergo a radical approach. Masson, Paris, pp 90–98, Muenke M, Gripp KW, McDonald-McGinn DM et al (1997) A unique point mutation in the fibroblast growth factor receptor 3 gene (FGFR3) defines a new craniosynostosis syndrome. In consequence of the restricted cranial development, some diameters of the skull were significantly altered. J Craniofacial Surg 1:1–3, Article  in the cranium, in the sphenopalatine fossa, in the infraorbital canal, and on the face. Vogel (Institute of Anatomy, University of Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany), Dr. B. Patzak (National Museum of Pathology and Anatomy, Vienna, Austrian), Prof. Dr. T. Schnalke (Berlin Museum for the History of Medicine, Berlin, Germany), and Dr. U. Creutz (Institute of Medical Anthropology (Virchow collection), Berlin, Germany) for their generous collaboration. After the excision of the tumor the nasal reconstruction is carried out during the same operation. ... On the other hand, developmental studies have either focused on the cellular or tissular origins of the skull bones (Morriss-Kay, 2001) or the quantitative genetics of morphometric modules . The plagiocephaly measurements showed nonsignificant differences, and there was no correlation between the length of the anterior and middle skull base (ipsilateral anterior–posterior shortening of the skull) and incomplete or complete suture synostosis. Their natural history, surgical management, and outcome are debated. Thus, depending on the developmental focus, the skull has been divided in different partitions, such as: chordal and prechordal (Couly et al., 1993), neural crest and mesodermal (Santagati & Rijli, 2003), endochondral and dermal (recently reviewed in. All patients presented with a sub-cutaneous fronto-temporal deformation which in 3 of the cases was associated to a frontal medial defect. The aim of this study was to perform a morphometric analysis of untreated adult skulls displaying syndromic and nonsyndromic craniosynostosis. Premature coronal and lambdoid synostosis result in anterior and posterior ISP, respectively. Thieme, New York, pp 56–64, Rich PM, Cox TC, Hayward RD (2003) The jugular foramen in complex and syndromic craniosynostosis and its relationship to raised intracranial pressure. Craniosynostosis occurs in one out of 2,000 live births and affects males slightly more often than females. The operative techniques are described. Unicoronal synostosis (UCS) results in nasal root deviation toward the fused side of the face, resulting in an apparent nasal dorsal deviation to the non-fused side. Mol Biol Evol 21:2005–2011, Renier D, Marchac D (1995) Oxycephaly: an often complex diagnosis with a review of surgical management. It is important to detect and treat craniosynostosis early. Abstract. However, the nose in isolation exhibits balanced side-side proportions. Eur J Hum Genet 7:27–33, PubMed  Fibrin glue provides a stable fixation with the possibility of displacement in several directions, including transversal expansion. Material and Methods Verh Phys Med Ges Würzburg 2(number 16):230–271, Virchow R (1858) Knochenwachstum und Schädelform, mit besonderer Rücksicht auf Cretinismus. PubMed Google Scholar. Lancet 349:1059–1062, Montaut J, Stricker M (1977) Les Dysmorphies Cranio-Faciales. Conclusion https://doi.org/10.1007/s10143-007-0100-x, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10143-007-0100-x, Over 10 million scientific documents at your fingertips, Not logged in Part of Springer Nature. The plagiocephaly measurements showed nonsignificant differences, and there was no correlation between the length of the anterior and middle skull base (ipsilateral anterior-posterior shortening of the skull) and incomplete or complete suture synostosis. There were three types of suture course in the bregma region in scaphocephaly: anterior spur (28%), normal configuration (61%), and posterior spur (11%). The mean cranial length in adult scaphocephaly was 12% greater than anatomical skulls. Acta Neurochir 145:233–234, Weber J, Czarnetzki A, Pusch C M (2004) Paleopathological examination of medieval spines with exceptional thoracic kyphosis most likely secondary to spinal tuberculosis. Craniosynostosis usually occurs randomly for unknown reasons. Group 2: Methylmethacrylate as an onlay only. These data on adult craniosynostosis could be of interest for physicians dealing with craniosynostotic children. Methods: Thirteen unoperated adult craniosynostosis patients are reported: seven women and six men, with a mean age of 24 years. Results of a series of 206 procedures performed in 196 patients are presented. There are disagreements among centers on the most optimal timing and best operative procedure. These symptoms include: Abnormal head shape Paleopathol Newsl 77:12–15, PubMed  The ontogeny of the human skull includes also bone fusions as part of its normal developmental process. Associated neuromuscular conditions also may affect the child's development. The root of the nose may also seem to be skewed towards the unaffected side. A literature search was performed in Pubmed, Scopus, Web of Science and Google Scholar databases, including studies published up to June 2014, with no lower data limit. Some NSCSOB evolve from initially unisutural synostoses. The mean cranial length was significantly greater in scaphocephaly than in anatomical skulls (20.3 vs 18.0 cm), and the sagittal suture was also longer (14.3 vs 11.8 cm). Am J Med Genet 47:581–616, Collmann H, Sörensen N, Krauss J (1999) Craniosynostosis–treatment, results, and complications. It restricts medial-lateral growth of the cranial vault which appears longer and narrower than normal. The branches of the maxillary nerve can be divided into four groups depending on the place of origin i.e. J Neurosurg (Spine1) 2:238–242, White TD, Folkens (2000) Human osteology. Computed tomographic scans with cerebral contrast were obtained, and the projected computerized correction was discussed with the patients. Cleft Palate Craniofac J 31:385–396, Kreiborg S, Bjork A (1982) Description of a dry skull with Crouzon syndrome. Elevation of the bregma region is a bony sign of chronic elevated ICP. Morphometric landmarks were determined and used to perform measurements on the nasal soft tissue and osseous skull surface to evaluate nasal deviation within a midsaggital plane (MSP). J Neurosurg 60:727–737, Sun PP, Persing JA (1999) Craniosynostosis. The mean postoperative follow-up was 113.6 months. Asymmetric craniosynostosis has been known to exert asymmetric effects not only on the cranium but also on the facial skeleton. In faciocraniostenosis, there are dominant malformations at the base of the skull, but an isolated frontal advancement of two cm has produced gratifying early results. Anal Biochem 284:408–411, Pusch CM, Broghammer M, Czarnetzki A (2001) Molekulare Paläobiologie: Ancient DNA und Authentizität [Palaeobiological research: ancient DNA and authenticity]. However, morphology of the cranial base and face were only slightly affected and, typically, are within the normal range of variation for the sample. Demographic data were tabulated and computed tomographic information recorded. Can craniosynostosis be treated in adults? Digital surgery revisited. J Med Genet 34:683–684, PubMed  Intracranial hypertension was present initially in 28 (45.9 %), with ophthalmological consequences in 13 (21.3 %) and mental retardation in 6 (9.6 %). When this is not available or when its use is inappropriate, alloplastic materials are the next best option. Intracranial pressure was raised in 13 (17%), borderline in 28 (38%) and normal in 33 (45%). Surgical treatment for trigonocephaly aims to eliminate a stigmatizing deformity, yet the severity that captures unwanted attention is unknown. The authors present a review of the aetiopathogenesis and treatment, based on a series of 1321 craniostenoses operated by the Enfants Malades team. The S.R. In the adult skull the facial module has an internal hierarchical organization, whereas the cranial module has a regular network organization. There is only limited number of reports on adult craniosynostosis [14, Congenital malformations, trauma, benign or malignant tumors may call for reconstructive surgical procedures to cover the defect. 10,13,21 While studies have found the overall quality of life to be lower in syndromic and complex 2,3,12 How Common is Craniosynostosis? Our pediatric neurosurgeons evaluate and treat approximately 75 children with craniosynostosis every year. The delayed excision of the tumor after the establishment of the proper diagnosis. Google Scholar, Kohn LA, Vannier MW, Marsh JL et al (1994) Effect of premature sagittal suture closure on craniofacial morphology in a prehistoric male Hopi. A close contact with with the radiotherapist is most desirable in order to combine the therapy if necessary. If untreated, this may lead to amblyopia - loss of vision on the affected side. Am J Med Genet 110:136–143, PubMed  Plast Reconstr Surg 108:1492–1498, Kennedy KA, Lovell NC, Lukacs JR et al (1993) Scaphocephaly in a prehistoric skeleton from Harrappa, Pakistan. We analyzed, in detail, 42 adult craniosynostoses (18 scaphocephaly, 11 anterior plagiocephaly, 2 trigonocephaly, 9 oxycephaly, and 2 brachycephaly) from archeological (three skulls) and pathoanatomical samples (39 skulls). A prospective study was conducted from January 2001 to February 2005, including all patients treated with lipo-filling technique in the Plastic Surgery department of Lille. patients were operated on with 206 lipo-filling procedures: 30 patients for cosmetic purposes and 114 patients for reconstructive surgery. NSCSOB are a complex entity. The link between cranial deformity and "functional" disability is not obvious in single-suture sagittal craniosynostosis. However, all newborn forms, normal and synostosed, do not reach such kind of internal organization. Elevated intracranial pressure was seen more commonly where a midline suture was involved (sagittal or metopic) than when a single coronal suture was fused. Craniosynostosis is a rare condition where a baby's skull doesn't grow properly and their head becomes an unusual shape. The mean cranial length was significantly greater in scaphocephaly than in anatomical skulls (20.3 vs 18.0 cm), and the sagittal suture was also longer (14.3 vs 11.8 cm). Published by Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved. We analyzed, in detail, 42 adult craniosynostoses (18 scaphocephaly, 11 anterior We hypothesize the proximal etiology exerts an impact on the distal nasal form, compared to controls. Clinically, it is mostly seen in the ascending ramus area, in men in their fourth and fifth decades more frequently than in women. Of the 89 patients retaining their implants, 85 had excellent or good results at long-term follow up. This study used eye tracking to investigate when deformity is perceived. This is a preview of subscription content, log in to check access. Am J Hum Genet 62:1370–1380, Pusch CM, Bachmann L, Broghammer M et al (2000) Internal Alu-polymerase chain reaction: a sensitive contamination monitoring protocol for DNA extracted from prehistoric animal bones. Craniosynostosis (kray-nee-o-sin-os-TOE-sis) is a birth defect in which one or more of the fibrous joints between the bones of your baby's skull (cranial sutures) close prematurely (fuse), before your baby's brain is fully formed. In three such cases of oxycephaly, we found a marked (1.8-2.1 cm) elevation of bregma region. The early surgical correction is effective, both cosmetically and functionally, when the early fusion of the hemicoronal suture represents the main pathological finding. A child with craniosynostosis will require ongoing medical evaluations to ensure that the brain, skull, and facial bones are developing properly. Prolonged follow-up of all craniosynostoses is necessary because unisutural synostoses can evolve into NSCSOB, and NSCSOB can evolve into craniofaciosynostosis. However, in asymmetric craniosynostosis, the thickness of soft tissues in the hypoplastic side was statistically significantly thin according to measurements taken at both the frontal and the lateral views (P = 0.048 and P = 0.034, respectively). The deviation angle of the nose to the non-fused side was 6.6 ± 2.9° in the bony layer. Arch Pathol Anat Physiol Klin Med 13:323–357, Volmer DG, Jane JA, Park TS et al (1984) Variants of sagittal synostosis: strategies for surgical correction. This work was supported by the Wilhelm Tönnis grant (2004) awarded by the German Society of Neurosurgery. A proper classification of the different degrees of severity of the malformation might help in establishing a correct surgical planning and predicting the prognosis more accurately. Fat grafting through a blunt cannula has been used by plastic surgeons for altering facial contours for 100 years. The amount of attention toward orbitofrontal AOIs increased proportionally with severity. Altogether, the satisfactory results (rated excellent or good) increased from 71 to 86 percent. The main neurosurgical problems related to craniofacial surgery are described. 9 patients judged the result to be good. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10143-007-0100-x. Bony signs of chronic elevated ICP were found in 82% of cases of oxycephaly and brachycephaly. Brain growth continues, giving the head a misshapen appearance.Craniosynostosis usually involves fusion of a single cranial suture, but can involve more than one of the sutures in your baby's skull (complex cranio… Eleven consecutive patients with craniosynostoses underwent bilateral fronto-orbital osteotomies and advancement via coronal approaches. Thus, reinforcing the idea of skull morphogenesis as an intrinsically robust process (Goodwin et al., 1993); in fact, nonsyndromic craniosynostosis is, in many instances, phenotypically viable for individuals (e.g.. ... Weber et al studying skull bones of not-operated patients affected by plagiocephaly do not indicate signs of intracranial hypertension. Methylmethacrylate is cheap, readily available and easy to use and it remains the alloplastic material of choice for cranioplasty in our hands. The purpose is to investigate whether early surgery can still be considered unavoidable in patients with this malformation.Between July 2012 and February 2015, patient's data were retrieved from our archives among the patients referred to our department from 2003 to 2012 for Anterior Synostotic Plagiocephaly at an early age.The authors studied this patient with CT scans and photographic documentation. A normal forehead has two parts, shaped differently: (1) the lower part (corresponding to the supraorbital rim and glabellar area) set at a steep angle to the nose; (2) the upper part, sloping gently backward. Isolated synostotic plagiocephaly (ISP) is a congenital disorder caused by a premature unilateral closure of either the coronal or lambdoid suture. J. Weber. Join ResearchGate to find the people and research you need to help your work. In group 2 there were 66 patients with an average follow up of 7.1 years (range 2-20 years). If left untreated, other problems can develop due to the lack of space for the growing brain. 17: Oxycephalus: an extreme case of craniosynostosis; specimen number: 2625, Museo de Ciencias Naturales de Caracas. The infection and implant removal rate was very high if nasal or frontal sinus tissue was in direct contact with the implant during the operative procedure. Unoperated craniosynostosis creates a significant to severe disfigurement because of the frontal deformation. Immediate online access to all issues from 2019. Anesthetic Considerations for Craniosynostosis Repair Sung-Wook Choi, MD, MALD Medical University of South Carolina Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Medicine Learning Objectives: Define craniosynostosis and One skull (Saethre-Chotzen syndrome) yielded human DNA sufficient for polymerase chain reaction (PCR)-based amplification procedures. Surgical treatment of craniosynostosis has evolved from simple suturectomy, to extensive cranial vault remodeling, and now back to the minimally invasive. No significant perioperative complications occurred in this series. All rights reserved. We conclude that the subtle changes in skull complexity at the developmental scale can change the modular substructure of the newborn skull to more integrated modules in the adult skull, but is not enough to generate radical changes as it occurs at a macroevolutionary scale. The site and size of the implant and complications thereof were recorded and an assessment of the quality of the final result made. In: Choux M, Di Rocco C, Hockley A, Walker M (eds) Pediatric Neurosurgery. At the end of craniofacial growth, in anterior synostotic plagiocephaly, some aesthetical deficiencies may still be evident. Mol Biol Evol 21:957–964, Pusch CM, Broghammer M, Nicholson GJ et al (2004) PCR-induced sequence alterations hamper the typing of prehistoric bone samples for diagnostic achondroplasia mutations. Learn the types, treatments, and more. In each patient, the thickness of the midfacial area was measured by dividing it into frontal and lateral views. Bony signs of chronic elevated intracranial pressure (ICP) are (1) diffuse beaten copper pattern, (2) dorsum sellae erosion, (3) suture diastasis, and (4) abnormalities of venous drainage that particularly affect the sigmoid–jugular sinus complex. The aim of this study was to perform a morphometric analysis of untreated adult skulls displaying syndromic and nonsyndromic craniosynostosis. The evaluation has been made at a minimal follow-up time of 6 months. A prehistoric adult male Hopi with scaphocephaly was compared to 19 normal male Hopi (Old Walpi Series, Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, IL). The authors report experience with craniofacial advancement by sole or combined osteotomy of the Lefort III type in 10 patients. On CT scans, the authors have assessed skeletal alterations, soft tissues alterations, and muscular tissue alterations. Lancet 351:877–878, Jayesh P, Hamid A, Robin G (2001) Neurodevelopment in children with single-suture craniosynostosis and plagiocephaly without synostosis. is of British origin, described in 1875 by James Hardie of Manchester. Twelve of these (19.7 %), had been treated initially for sagittal or unicoronal synostosis, and evolved into NSCSOB. Only in the past 20 years have advances in techniques and instrumentation allowed us to obtain predictable results that make fat grafting a viable option for soft tissue augmentation. By this method we have treated 18 patients with oxycephaly since 1973, with good results. Among the patients, six had trigonocephaly, This study presents an innovative technique of correction of cranioplasty sequelae by lipo-filling in 9 patients treated for cranioplasty in childhood with a long-term follow-up. Am J Med Genet 136A:327–342, Article  Genetic screening is necessary to assert their non-syndromic nature. No patient had hydrocephalus; only two had asymptomatic Chiari malformation. Average dwell time toward pathologic areas of interest (AOIs) increased proportionally, from 0.77 ± 0.33 seconds at 0% deformity to 1.08 ± 0.75 seconds at 100% deformity ( P < .0001). On the origin of digital transfer in reconstructive surgery. This so called 'Russian method'. Methods: Thirteen unoperated adult craniosynostosis patients are reported: seven women and six … Surgeons intervene at different points of severity, eliciting controversy. There were two females and 9 males with an age range from 6 to 9 months. The surgical techniques currently used by the unit are described for each type of craniostenosis, according to age: H or flap transposition craniectomies for scaphocephaly, unilateral advancement of a bilateral head-band for plagiocephaly, anterior transposition for oxycephaly, and fronto-orbital adbancement for brachycephaly. An infant born at term has nearly 40 percent of his or her adult brain volume, and this increases to 80 percent by three years of age. Mutation analyses in the FGFR3 gene revealed nucleotide alterations located in the mutational hot spot at amino acid residue 250 (g.C749). In: Albright AL, Pollack IF, Andelson PD: Principles and Practice of Pediatric Neurosurgery. In our study, after measuring the surface coordinates of soft and bone tissues from numerous positions on three-dimensional computed tomography (CT), the distance between the coordinates was calculated and the thickness of the soft tissues was obtained by objective measurements. Cases with delayed onset of faciosynostosis were excluded. Google Scholar, Chun K, Teebi AS, Jung JH et al (2002) Genetic analysis of patients with the Saethre-Chotzen phenotype. Mutation analyses in the FGFR3 gene revealed nucleotide alterations located in the mutational hot spot at amino acid residue 250 (g.C749). Background: The purpose of this project was to determine whether adult patients with frontal deformities caused by untreated craniosynostosis can undergo successful surgical correction. Semin Pediatr Neurol 9:274–291, Fok H, Jones BM, Gault D et al (1992) Relationship between intracranial pressure and intracranial volume in craniosynostosis. Evo-Devo insights from pathological networks: Exploring craniosynostosis as a developmental mechanism for modularity and complexity in the human skull. The complications, morbidity and mortality are indicated for the series. E: info@headlines.org.uk Office: 0330 120 0410 Helpline: 07541 106816 We also designed a rigid wire to assist in checking the proper curvature of the supraorbital bar. The aim of this study was to perform a morphometric analysis of untreated adult skulls displaying syndromic and nonsyndromic craniosynostosis. However, several disruptions might cause premature closure of cranial sutures (craniosynostosis), reducing the number of bones and producing new skull growth patterns that causes shape changes. Craniosynostosis, or simply synostosis, is the early growing together (or fusion) of two or more bones of the skull. Scand J Plast Reconstr Surg 16:245–253, Mann RW (1990) Enlarged parietal foramina and craniosynostosis in an American Indian child. The morphologic correction was very satisfactory, emphasizing how important correct anatomy of the forehead and upper cranial vault is for the equilibrium of the face. Am J Hum Genet 60:555–564, Oostra RJ, van der Wolk S, Maas M (2005) Malformations of the axial skeleton in the Museum Vrolik II: Craniosynostoses and suture-related conditions. We analyzed, in detail, 42 adult craniosynostoses (18 scaphocephaly, 11 anterior plagiocephaly, 2 trigonocephaly, 9 oxycephaly, and 2 brachycephaly) from archeological (three skulls) and pathoanatomical samples (39 skulls). On the other hand, in subjects with extensive involvement of the skull base and facial bones, the surgical repair performed in the first months of life is not sufficient. The purpose of this study is to morphometrically assess the nasal structure and deviation in UCS. Tumor excision and coverage of the raw surface with split grafts in order to inspect the area for several months for any recurrence and the delayed reconstruction with adjacent or distant flaps. Differences arise in the internal structure of these modules. Premature closure of this … Signs & Symptoms The signs of craniosynostosis are usually present at the time of birth. ERF‐related craniosynostosis was first described in 2013 in 12 unrelated families accounting for 7.1% of a cohort of 127 patients with undiagnosed clinically syndromic craniosynostosis, and 2.9% of a total cohort of 412 undiagnosed patients with syndromic or nonsyndromic craniosynostosis (Twigg et … The tip of the nose showed a significant deviation to the non-fused side (2.2 ± 1.2 mm). Lamboidal synostosis is the rarest form of craniosynostosis. 2. Access scientific knowledge from anywhere. J Neurosurg 94:377–385, Tuite GF, Evanson J, Chong WK et al (1996) The beaten copper cranium: a correlation between intracranial pressure, cranial radiographs, and computed tomographic scans in children with craniosynostosis. In group 1 there were 32 patients for whom the average follow up was 8.2 years (range 2-16 years). For a period of 4 years and 5 months, 144, A scarred donor site has been of secondary concern in reconstructive surgery, being the price one had to pay for the repair of a defect. Early Surgical Treatment in Anterior Synostotic Plagiocephaly: Is This the Best Choice? The subjects included a control group of 8 symmetric craniosynostosis patients, and the study group consisted of 7 asymmetric craniosynostosis patients selected by computed tomographic data. The results show that in symmetric craniosynostosis, the thicknesses of the right and the left soft tissues were statistically identical. Google Scholar, Flores-Sarnat L (2002) New insights into craniosynostosis. Unilateral coronal craniosynostosis (UCC) or anterior plagiocephaly still represents a challenge to the neurosurgeon for the difficulties in properly evaluating the variable phenotypic presentation, the underlying genetic anomalies, the limits of the surgical correction, and, consequently, in predicting the prognosis. Eyebrow positioning and muscle weakening were rated on a scale of 1 to 4. One of the 3 clinical variants of ameloblastoma is desmoplastic type, with involvement of the maxillary arch more often than the mandible. The assessment of results was performed in the context of post-operative follow-up visits by an observer. CAS  To read the full-text of this research, you can request a copy directly from the authors. No serious comlications occurred that could have been attributed to the method and satisfactory results were obtained. 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