Prevalence and severity of positional plagiocephaly in children and adolescents

  title={Prevalence and severity of positional plagiocephaly in children and adolescents},
  author={F. di rocco and V. Ble and P. Beuriat and A. Szathmari and Laura Nanna Lohkamp and C. Mottolese},
  journal={Acta Neurochirurgica},
  • F. di rocco, V. Ble, +3 authors C. Mottolese
  • Published 2019
  • Medicine
  • Acta Neurochirurgica
  • ObjectThough positional posterior plagiocephaly (PPP) is considered common in infants since the pediatric recommendations of “Back to Sleep”, several aspects of its natural history still remain unclear. The aim of this study is to understand the actual prevalence and severity of PPP in children and adolescents.MethodsHead CT scans performed for head trauma during the period September 2016–September 2017 were retrospectively analyzed in a total of 165 children ranging from 0 to 18 years of age… CONTINUE READING
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