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DA: 253

Developmental anomaly information

Definition: Elongated, narrow skull secondary to total or partial premature closure of the sagittal suture. The skull growth necessarily occurs at the coronal sutures and thus the frontal bones may be prominent. Also called scaphocephaly.


  • Scaphocephaly
  • Sagittal synostosis

Developmental anomaly parent: (empty)

Topology: Human body > Head and neck > Head > Cranium

System: Human body > musculoskeletal system. > Bones

Developmental anomaly category: Deformation

Case records MDB21, MDB61, MDB134, MDB334, MDB393, MDB472, MDB481
Observed in MDB cases
Observed in combinaisons (MDB)
Observed in malformative diseases (MDB)
Associated genes in profile
Associated genes in malformative diseases
Associated chromosomal diseases
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Associated developmental anomalies

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Last modified: 2009-01-02 18:30:06 by farideh

Created: 2008-05-22 02:00:00 by phsaw

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