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Could craniosynostosis be missed until 15 months? Child has a ridge along metopic suture, but pediatrician says too late for diagnosis.
Craniosynostosis: Ridging along a metopic suture does not necessarily mean craniosynostosis. There are other findings associated with it that fit into the diagnosis of trigonocephaly. It is not too late for a diagnosis and a work up by a craniofacial surgeon might be helpful here for you. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My son ws born with metopic ridge. His head was and is in 3rd percentile. His soft spot closed at 4 months. How conserned should I be? He has hypotoni
My child was born without metopic ridge, yet a definitive ridge has now formed. Her head growth has been normal. She is now 1. Should i be concerned?
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 of the head. Just having a ridge in and of itself does not always mean that something is wrong, but when it associated with an abnormality of the shape of the skull, it can be a problem. ...Read more
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 do nothing. Severe ridge with dimpling lateral to the eyes and close set ears are the more concerning types. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: It happens infrequently though.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have read a lot about sling for prolapse repair. What is involved in traditional suture repair? What is overall success rate? Possible complications?
Failure: Traditional surgical repairs that use just sutures have been reported to have failure rates as high as 40 to 50% by some. These procedures are often referred to as a&p repairs & sacrospinous ligament fixation. Complication such as infection, bleeding, pain, injury to urinary bladder & rectum, and failure of the repair are the most common. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Probabaly okay: If the wound has not completely healed there may be chance for dehiscence and infection. Otherwise it should be okay. ...Read more
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