Is there a relationship between the severity of metopic synostosis and speech and language impairments?

@article{Mendonca2009IsTA,
  title={Is there a relationship between the severity of metopic synostosis and speech and language impairments?},
  author={Derick Amith Mendonca and Nicholas White and Emma West and Stephen Dover and Guirish Solanki and Hiroshi Nishikawa},
  journal={The Journal of craniofacial surgery},
  year={2009},
  volume={20 1},
  pages={85-8; discussion 89}
}
The occurrence of cognitive impairment and behavioral problems in patients with metopic synostosis has been described. The relationship between the severity of metopic synostosis and the incidence of speech and language delays has not been established. Twenty patients with nonsyndromic isolated metopic synostosis were evaluated. Five different preoperative measurements (metopic angle at the roof of the orbit, angle of lateral orbital wall at the sella, cranial indices, and distances between… CONTINUE READING

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