Diagnostic imaging in the management of craniosynostoses

@article{Kotrikova2006DiagnosticII,
  title={Diagnostic imaging in the management of craniosynostoses},
  author={Bibiana Kotrikova and Robert Krempien and Kolja Freier and Joachim M{\"u}hling},
  journal={European Radiology},
  year={2006},
  volume={17},
  pages={1968-1978}
}
Craniosynostoses are the most frequent craniofacial malformations. However, with a prevalence of 3–6 cases per 10,000 live births they are amongst the rarely seen diseases and their definite diagnosis thus poses a challenge to the physician. When an abnormal calvarial configuration is detected, a radiological evaluation is necessary to characterize the deformity and to guide the corrective surgical procedure. The demand for clear diagnostic criteria is justified by the severity of the disease… CONTINUE READING

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