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Skull deformity from the back of the head, can it be repaired with cranioplasty. How is it done if its a large area & what are the estimate cost.
Change head position: The best prevention, and treatment for infants under 3 months of age, is not allowing the baby to sleep with the same head position. One the baby is fully asleep, change the head position to the opposite side of the previous sleep period. If there already is head "deformity", have the infant sleep on the normal or less deformed side consistently until the head becomes normal appearing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can a craniofacial surgeon perform this procedure on an adult male with a congenital skull deformity, to reduce the overall skull size?
My son is 17 and has a deformed skull. Is their any treatment to correct this. He suffers back, neck and head aches due to this deformity.
My son has flat head on his left side. He doesn't have any facial deformities. How are you certain it will cure itself? He is 10 months old.
Hard painless lump under skin on thigh. No pain, circular, large (lil bigger than a nickle), no discoloration/head/ripple/visual deformity, see a doc?
If it is soft,: mobile fluctuant or slightly dense, and does not hurt then it's most likely a lipoma. If you decide to have a healthcare professional look at it, that should confirm it. Of course there are other bad things that could cause a well defined lump on bone or under skin. Thanks for using HealthTap. ...Read more
Can you really measure head and femur lenghts in ultrasound? What does that mean? I had an ultrasound done on my 26 week old baby and the doctor said the femur length measued 26 weeks, but the head an abdomen were 29 weeks. Is this a sign of a deformity
I've had a ct scan of my head and a MRI of my neck and head. They were fine. Also had a X-ray of my c spine and it showed a possible deformity. Symptoms are getting worst , can barely walk now. Very off balance. Life threatening?
Second opinion: Not normal, and so it very much comes down to specific diagnosis. Some conditions are easily senn in structural studies such as an MRI or ct scan, but some are not seen on tests like that. ALS is one example. Make sure you are seeing a neurologist and consider a second opinion if there is not any progress toward a diagnosis made. ...Read more
I was born with no soft spot on my head but i don't have any head deformaties, does this mean I have craniocynostosis?
No: I have seen "soft spots" the size of a pea, or the size of an open hand. As long as the growth plates of the skull push away from each other (don't fuse), normal skull growth in size & shape can occur. ...Read more
If a child is born with mild craniocynostosis that is not corrected, is it possible that they can grow up with no head deformaties?
Maybe: You don't say what mild is or which bones are involved. It is possible that a mild deformity will be covered by hair. There are effective non-surgical treatments and the milder it is, the easier it should be to correct. ...Read more