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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Brachycephaly

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Could adults have brachycephaly?

Could adults have brachycephaly?

Brachycephaly: Brachycephaly is technically a disorder for childhood where the child is born with fusion of both coronal sutures giving a prominent forehead. I have not seen an adult develop brachycephaly develop de novo unless hydrocephalus was involved. ...Read more

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Can normal baby have brachycephaly?

Can normal baby have brachycephaly?

Depends on situation: Many infants who sleep on their backs will have a transient shortening of the front to back measurement of their skull that mimics true brachycephaly. As the spend more time upright & the skull begins to change into the longer than wide contour we are use too. ...Read more

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What to do about brachycephaly at 18 yr?

What to do about brachycephaly at 18 yr?

Nothing?: If you've made it to 18, it is probably not symptomatic. If you are concerned about the appearance, you can consult with a plastic surgeon or neurosurgeon to see if they can help. ...Read more

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Could you give me info on brachycephaly?

Could you give me info on brachycephaly?

Brachycephaly: Brachycephaly is a form of craniosynostosis where the frontal bones prematurely closed - these are the coronal sutures. The result is is a broad and wide forehead which can sometimes be quite disfiguring. This disorder can also occur in some syndromic forms of craniosynostosis which would require evaluation by a craniofacial center. Surgery can also be offer for treatment ...Read more

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What happens if u got brachycephaly can u get disability?

What happens if u got brachycephaly can u get disability?

Brachycephaly: Brachycephaly is just a descriptive term for a head shape, usually associated with craniosynostosis - getting disability would be solely based on how severe the disorder is and how much it has affected one's ability to work. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if i got brachycephaly can I get disability?

Can you tell me if i got brachycephaly can I get disability?

Disabilities: Brachycephaly is a description of a head shape, this alone would not qualify for get disability ...Read more

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Is it possible to be treated at the age of 14 of brachycephaly?

Is it possible to be treated at the age of 14 of brachycephaly?

Brachycephaly: Brachycephaly is normally treated within the first year of life. It can be still treated at the age of 14 though the surgery is a more complex due to the thickness of the bone. ...Read more

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Hi doctors, was just wondering what is apparent brachycephaly?

Hi doctors, was just wondering what is apparent brachycephaly?

Deformity: Brachycephaly refers to a flattening of the skull. This can be positional in nature, meaning it is due to a baby being placed in one position often enough to lead to pressure on part of the head/skull, or it can be due to the bones of the skull fusing too soon (a condition called craniosynostosis). ...Read more

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Can someone tell me the difference between plagiocephaly and brachycephaly I don't know which one I have?

Can someone tell me the difference between plagiocephaly and brachycephaly I don't know which one I have?

Skull shape: Plagiocephaly = narrow skull - between ears. Brachiocephaly = wide skull - narrower from front to back. ...Read more

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Im traveling to peoria il the 27th, my daughter has severe brachycephaly(toolateforhelmet) what outcomes should i expect from neurosurgeon?

Im traveling to peoria il the 27th, my daughter has severe brachycephaly(toolateforhelmet) what outcomes should i expect from neurosurgeon?

Brachycephaly: usually it depends on the age and if the sutures of the skulls closed or not. If there is only brachycephaly, your baby might need a helmet, called DOC band. If there is premature closure of suture, your baby will need surgery ...Read more

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