Treatment of coronal and metopic synostosis: 107 cases.

  title={Treatment of coronal and metopic synostosis: 107 cases.},
  author={Fiona M. Anderson},
  volume={8 2},
This paper presents a personal series of 107 children with synostosis, 53 unicoronal, 27 bicoronal, and 28 metopic cases (1 child had both metopic and bicoronal synostosis). In 16 patients, other vault sutures later closed partially, some requiring operation. All of the patients underwent surgical treatment without mortality or notable morbidity. Nineteen patients showed mild or moderate mental retardation; other defects included cleft palate, epicanthic folds, strabismus, and syndactyly. Three… CONTINUE READING


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