Treatment of positional plagiocephaly with dynamic orthotic cranioplasty.

  title={Treatment of positional plagiocephaly with dynamic orthotic cranioplasty.},
  author={C E Ripley and Jeanne K Pomatto and Stephen P Beals and Edward F Joganic and Kim H. Manwaring and Scott D. Moss},
  journal={The Journal of craniofacial surgery},
  volume={5 3},
  pages={150-9; discussion 160}
Dynamic orthotic cranioplasty (DOC) was developed to treat asymmetrical head shape of a nonsynostotic origin, which is defined by the term positional plagiocephaly. These positional deformations have been found to correlate with a number of environmental factors. Infants with positional plagiocephaly may exhibit complex multistructural asymmetry affecting… CONTINUE READING