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Coronal craniosynostosis.

A. A right anterior oblique 3D CT image of a 3-month-old infant with plagiocephaly shows premature closure of the caudal segment of the right coronal suture (arrow). There is a bony ridge along the fused portion of the suture. B. The right orbit has an elongated oval configuration, and there is elevation of the right sphenoid bone. There is mild facial bone asymmetry.

Source: The Skull and Face, Wells RG. Diagnostic Imaging of Infants and Children; 2015.

Leah Carton

Associate Editor - Pediatrics, Dermatology, Geriatrics , McGraw Hill