plagiocephaly


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plagiocephaly

(ˌpleɪdʒɪəʊˈsɛfəlɪ)
n
(Medicine) med a condition in which an infant's skull is flattened on one side

plagiocephalism, plagiocephaly

a deformity of the skull in which one side is more developed in the front, and the other more developed in the rear. — plagiocephalic, plagiocephalous, adj.
See also: Head
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Noun1.plagiocephaly - congenital malformation of the skull in which the main axis of the skull is oblique
deformity, malformation, misshapenness - an affliction in which some part of the body is misshapen or malformed
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Gary and wife Michelle have set up The Alfie Fund in the name of their five month old son to help others with plagiocephaly and brachycephaly.
Now, aged five months, Faith, who has a twin Grace, has been diagnosed with positional plagiocephaly, also known as flat-head syndrome, a condition which is not shared by her sister.
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Logan, who will turn three in July, was born with plagiocephaly, a condition known asat-head syndrome.
The Dutch study (1) investigated the success rate of plagiocephaly treatment.
It was built after a consultant in Leeds diagnosed the baby with plagiocephaly, the medical name for the syndrome.
4 reveals a harlequin deformity of the orbits, which is associated with craniosynostosis of the coronal suture or plagiocephaly.
According to the findings, positional plagiocephaly affected 46.
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.
Now six-month-old Lucy has been diagnosed with severe Brachycephaly and Plagiocephaly, commonly known as Flat Head Syndrome (FHS), causing her head to be misshapen.
Now six-months-old Lucy has been diagnosed with severe Brachycephaly and Plagiocephaly, commonly known as Flat Head Syndrome (FHS), causing her head to misshapen.