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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Muhammad Khan
22 years experience General Practice
Frontal Suture: It is a misnomer because it disappears by the age of 5 or 6 and due to the presence of dense connective tissue at the frontal suture on skull.
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A 1-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
22 years experience Pediatrics
See pediatrician: It may not be anything to worry about, but your pediatrician should evaluate not only the child's head growth (head circumference) but also the shape ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Abel
25 years experience Pediatrics
No: Infants need the sutures in the skull to be open to allow for the skull to grow. Without correction, this can lead to not only cosmetic problems, but ... Read More
Dr. Edison McDaniels
Specializes in Neurosurgery
No: Usually more a cosmetic problem. The brain will develop normally with metopic synostosis despite the skull deformity. However, the keel in the middle ... Read More
Dr. James Goodrich
38 years experience Neurosurgery
Metopic synostosis: Surgery is really the only option at present. Surgery for metopics is really based on how severe the synostosis is on examination. A mild ridge most d ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
You should be: The 3rd percentile does not necessarily mean trouble. The degree of hypotonia needs assessment and suggests future trouble. A pediatric neurologist wo ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Metopic Craniosyn-: Ostosis accounts for ~ 40% of all single-suture synostosis. The metopic suture runs from the midline of the forehead to the anterior fontanelle pre ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Unlikely: Metopic synostosis is more a cosmetic issue than anything else.The majority of babies are born with that suture already functionally closed in the wom ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Haghighi
22 years experience Family Medicine
Depends on : What the rash is from. But if spreading that much a quick 6 days oral pulse pack of steroid might be considered
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 years experience Pediatrics
Day: Have a nice day.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
A little more: Your question will need to have a little more context in order to receive a meaningful answer. If it was meant to check if questions are answered here ... Read More

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