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I have a deformed skull it looks like I have a cone head . Is is possible to get it fixed through surgery if not what can be done ?
Look at your baby: pictures. Likely, a suture line of your skull closed prematurely in infancy. You're a bit old for the type of surgery done on infants for premature craniostenosis. If you can't disguise it by a haircut & it really bothers you, ask your doctor for referral to a craniofacial clinic with a neurosurgeon & plastic surgeon who can tell you risks vs. benefits of surgery on an adult. ...Read more
What to do if I have craniosynostosis because of my cone shaped head. Anyway to fix carpenters syndrome or craniosynostosis on a teen?
Craniosynostosis: Craniosynostosis is ideally treated in infancy but having said that our center has done a number of untreated adults or adults whose original surgery did not come out well. A consultation with a craniofacial center with multiple sub-specialities that deal with these disorders would be a good place to start. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why did my daughter have a cut on her head when she was born? It was emergency C-section . Her blood vessels were popped and head was cone shaped.
C/section risk: The OB cuts through the layers of the uterus during the C-section to reveal a balloon like baby container.The distance between the last layer of uterus and the balloon like lining is the width of a thick sheet of paper.The baby & container presses tightly against the wall. Occasionally the knife nicks baby at what ever point they are under the cutting edge. Shallow nicks heal quickly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hard to say?: Without a picture or an exam, i don't believe anyone can tell you. Repharase your quesition and give more information. Age would ben nice to know. Any trauma. Since birth? Do your relatives look the same? Interesting question but just can't answer based on your limited question. Sorry! that is my flat-out answer! ...Read more