Plagiocephaly

Known as: Asymmetric head, Plagiocephaly [Disease/Finding], Plagiocephalies 
The condition characterized by uneven or irregular shape of the head often in parallelogram shape with a flat spot on the back or one side of the… (More)
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1954-2017
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2009
2009
Multiple risk factors for deformational plagiocephaly (DP) have been reported. The purpose of this study was to establish the… (More)
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2008
2008
Muscle contraction involves the interaction of the myosin heads of the thick filaments with actin subunits of the thin filaments… (More)
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2006
2006
The treatment of positional plagiocephaly is controversial. A confounding factor is the lack of a proven clinically viable… (More)
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2005
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2005
OBJECTIVES We compare positioning with orthotic therapy in 298 consecutive infants referred for correction of head asymmetry… (More)
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2004
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2004
OBJECTIVES Although referrals for nonsynostotic plagiocephaly (NSP) have increased in recent years, the prevalence, natural… (More)
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2004
2004
Positional plagiocephaly deformities have increased dramatically in all craniofacial clinics in the United States. There are… (More)
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2001
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2001
Active counterpositioning and orthotic helmets are the two main nonsurgical management options for positional plagiocephaly. The… (More)
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1999
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1999
Appropriate management of posterior plagiocephaly requires differentiation of occipitoparietal flattening caused by lambdoid… (More)
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1997
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1997
OBJECTIVE The management of infants with posterior plagiocephaly has been controversial both because of widely differing… (More)
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1992
1992
Plagiocephaly is a term commonly used to describe congenital forehead asymmetry. Sixty patients with frontal plagiocephaly were… (More)
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