Does an elevated bony ridge along the course of the metopic suture equal metopic synostosis? Implications for management.

Abstract

Metopic synostosis represents an increasingly prevalent form of nonsyndromic craniosynostosis. Premature fusion of the metopic suture classically results in trigonocephaly, hypotelorism, temporal narrowing, and a pronounced midline forehead ridge. However, as varying degrees of skull deformity exist, there is confusion regarding the appropriate management… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/SCS.0000000000000481

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