Investigating Craniosynostosis in Infants Resident in Sokoto, Nigeria: A Six Month Prospective Study

Abstract

Background: Craniosynostosis refers to the premature fusion of one or more of the fibrous joints (sutures) that normally separate the bony plates of infant’s skull. This study investigated the prevalence of craniosynostosis in infants resident in Sokoto metropolis. Materials and methods: A total of 51 infants (32 males and 19 females) aged between 0 and 36… (More)

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