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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
Premature Fusion: of the cranial sutures is responsible for craniosynostosis. Multiple genes have been implicated: FGFRs, TWIST, MSX2, etc, Over half of the single suture cases have no obvious genetic cause, indicating environmental and epigenetic causes contribute to abnormal fusion. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Surgery: Depending on the severity of the skull, and sometimes face, deformity, the baby may require surgery to release the bones that have grown together and to improve the established skull deformity. The child should be evaluated by a craniofacial deformitiesd team prior to and following such surgery when necesary. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Craniosynostosis: craniosynostosis is a premature closure of a suture, an area where bones of the skull come together. Typical there is asymmetry of the head with ridging over the suture that has prematurely closed. A consultation with a pediatric neurosurgeon could be very helpful in making the diagnosis ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: The surgical restructuring of the bony skull can be done in adults but is more often done in infancy. If interested, i would contact a regional craniofacial center for advise.These are generally found in large metropolitan areas like dallas, and may be associated with a medical school or research facility. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Craniosynostosis: Yes you can inherited this disorder. There are now known a number of genes that carry this disorder and it can be passed onto the next generation. What we call the "syndromic" types like Aperts, Crouzons, Sathre Chotzen among others carry a higher risk of passing this along by genetics. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Craniosynostosis: The baby's skull is a collection of bones held in position by "sutures" - if one or more of these sutures should close prematurely, that is before birth, the child will have craniosynososis. There are several different types depending on which suture(s) have closed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Craniosynostosis: Symptoms is not the correct word here, rather if its the signs or physical findings seen at birth typically from mis-shapened skull and orbit bones. Symptoms really do not occur till later in life when left untreated and the most common would be headaches. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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