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Synonyms for brachycephaly

the quality of being brachycephalic

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(3,) (4,) (8) Our patient exhibited dolichocephaly and brachycephaly as the main brain abnormalities and had a clinical record of craniosynostosis; previously reported in one other patient.
The distribution of craniofacial dysmorphism showed flat facies in 78.6%, epicanthal fold in 91.3% cases, Mangoloid slant in 92.9% cases, small dysplastic ear in 46%, brachycephaly in 22.2% cases, cleft lip in 7.1%, cleft palate in 1.6%, patients with open mouth protruding tongue in 29.4% cases and lowest ear in 44.4% cases.
Plagiocephaly and brachycephaly in the first two years of life: A prospective cohort study.
Height 105 Dolichocephaly 49.49 5.45 36.88 58.93 (FI/FB) Mesocephaly 48.25 5.25 37.94 62.23 Brachycephaly 48.01 6.62 22.47 58.01 Width 105 Dolichocephaly 32.40 3.95 23.31 42.34 (FA/FP) Mesocephaly 31.82 2.92 26.58 40.40 Brachycephaly 30.44 3.72 23.60 39.90 Measurement n p* Height 105 (FI/FB) 0.52 Width 105 (FA/FP) 0.066** *= ANOVA--statistical F; **= Statistically significant.
Gary and wife Michelle have set up The Alfie Fund in the name of their five month old son to help others with plagiocephaly and brachycephaly.
There are 2 common forms of PSD: plagiocephaly, and brachycephaly. (1) Plagiocephaly is unilateral occipital flattening, which may be accompanied by ipsilateral forehead prominence and asymmetrical ears.
The Dutch study found no differences in the change score at 2 years of age for both plagiocephaly and brachycephaly in 84 infants randomized either to 6 months of helmet therapy or to the natural course of the condition, according to a study published in BMJ (2014;348:g2741 [doi: 10.
Still other UC-Davis researchers are getting to the bottom of the genetic factors for the canine ailments hyperuricosuria, brachycephaly, Alaskan Husky encephalopathy, spinal dysraphism in Weimaraners, and autoimmune hypoadrenocorticism in Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retrievers.
Four categories of skull shape have been established: CI up to 75.9, dolichocephaly; CI: 76.0-80.9, mesocephaly; CI: 81.0-85.4, brachycephaly; CI: 85.5 or above hyperbrachycephaly.
Comparison of physical features in children with Down syndrome and hypothyroidism * Down syndrome Head Brachycephaly, intermediate fontanelle Tongue Protruding Nasal bridge Underdeveloped Eyes Upslanted palpebral fissures, epicanthic folds, Brushfield spots (in blue eyes) Neck Short Heart Murmur (mainly atrioventricular canal defect) Abdomen Umbilical hernia Neuromuscular Hypotonia Skin Dry Extremities Short hands and feet, transverse palmar crease, clinodactyly, wide sandal gaps, hyperextensible joints Hypothyroidism Head Normal Tongue Large Nasal bridge Underdeveloped Eyes Normal Neck Short Heart Murmur (often nonspecific) Abdomen Umbilical hernia Neuromuscular Hypotonia Skin Dry Extremities Short hands and feet * Adapted from Coleman.
Classification of craniosynostosis Non-syndromic Suture involved Simple Scaphocephaly Sagittal Anterior plagiocephaly Unilateral coronal Posterior plagiocephaly Unilateral lambdoid Trigonocephaly Metopic Compound Variable More than 1 suture Brachycephaly Bilateral lambdoid Turribrachycephaly Bilateral coronal Syndromic Crouzon's syndrome Typically bilateral coronal Apert's syndrome Usually coronal, often lambdoid Pfeiffer syndrome Multiple suture involvement Other, e.g.