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Synonyms for fontanel

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Diagnosis is based on clinical and radiological findings (C1-C2 anomalies, large anterior fontanel, thin ribs, square shaped vertebrae and osteopenia) and the SKI gene is known to be only gene associated with this syndrome (1).
Of the anthropometric parameters measured, namely HC, CHL, and anterior fontanel area, only the former two showed a strong correlation with GA [Tables 2 and 3, and Figures 2 and 3].
An accessory maxillary sinus ostium may be congenital or secondary to the disease processes due to obstruction of the primary ostium by maxillary sinusitis or due to pathological or anatomical reasons in the middle meatus resulting in the rupture of the membranous region known as the fontanel (18).
The most frequently observed findings were short stature, short extremities, epilepsy, large fontanel, motor retardation, and respiratory failure (Table 2).
That's because he's playing Alexis Marceau, a crook who is caught doublecrossing his best friend and partner-in-crime Victor Fontanel and then left for dead at the side of the road.
X-ray skull showed multiple wormian bones, widened sutures and patent anterior fontanel and occipitalization of C1 vertebrae [Figure 3].
In the genital examination of the infant with a low fontanel and dry mouth, it was observed that the testicles were in scrotum and the penis length was 4.5cm (normal: 2.5-4.5 cm).
At birth, the patient had coarse facial features with midface retraction, frontal bossing, bitemporal narrowing, wide anterior fontanel, hypertrichosis over the forehead, low nasal bridge, ocular hypertelorism, low set ears, abdominal distention, and bilateral talipes equinovarus (Figure 1).
Stage I is characterized by a lateralized maxillary fontanel (membranous deformity); stage II is defined as inward bowing of one or more of the osseous walls (bone deformity); and stage III is characterized by enophthalmos, hypoglobus, and/or midfacial deformity (clinical deformity) [1, 5].
At that time, no clinical signs suggested increased intracranial pressure; the anterior fontanel was soft and sutures were opposed.
We could blame her, or her parents, or ourselves, or the malleability of the young, their brains like a fontanel that hadn't yet closed.
Ihip: This follow-up to the suob consists of massaging the temples with coconut oil then blowing on the fontanel three times to finally drive out the bad spirit.
Physical examination revealed a bulging fontanel and elevated heart rate.
The patient underwent an open anterior fontanel with 5 x 5 cm in size.