scaphocephaly


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Related to scaphocephaly: oxycephaly, trigonocephaly

scaph·o·ce·phal·ic

 (skăf′ō-sə-făl′ĭk)
adj.
Having an abnormally long narrow skull.

[Greek skaphē, boat + -cephalic.]

scaph′o·ceph′a·ly (-ə-sĕf′ə-lē) n.
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Noun1.scaphocephaly - congenital malformation of the skull which is long and narrow; frequently accompanied by mental retardation
deformity, malformation, misshapenness - an affliction in which some part of the body is misshapen or malformed
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A cranioplasty due to scaphocephaly was aborted due to unforeseen difficult airway, with failed orotracheal intubation after several unsuccessful attempts at direct laryngoscopy.
There is still a controversial discussion concerning the ICV of patients with isolated sagittal synostosis and scaphocephaly as it has been reported by different authors to be greater, less, or equal to the general population (Heller et al., 2008; Fischer et al., 2015).
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On physical examination, she presented scaphocephaly, short neck, and convex right dorsal and convex left lumbar scoliosis, with an accentuated reduction of lumbar lordosis and deformity of the sternum.
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