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The normal skull consists of several plates of bone that are separated by sutures. The sutures (fibrous joints) are found between the bony plates in the head. As the infant grows and develops ...Plagiocephaly?
Plagiocephaly often results from external forces applied to the soft infant skull. There are actually three different types of misshapen heads. As causes of plagiocephaly are combined, it's not uncommon to see heads that illustrate two of the deformities.Torticollis?
Torticollis literally means “wry neck”. It comes from the term tortus meaning twisted andcollum denoting to neck. Infants born with this deformity have a twisted neck (congenital torticollis) have a head tipped to one side while the chin is rotated to one side.
OUR EXPERT SAYS:
Endoscopic cranial vault remodeling is a minimally invasive surgical approach for the correction of craniosynostosis. The procedure involves a small incision through which the fused cranial suture is removed followed by a period of helmet therapy. The advantage of this technique is reduced pain, swelling and time in the hospital. Early diagnosis and treatment are essential for optimal surgical outcome.