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Images in paediatrics
Imaging in craniosynostosis
  1. Anna Rodgers,
  2. Neil Hopper
  1. Paediatric Department, Sunderland Royal Hospital, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Anna Rodgers, Paediatric Department, Sunderland Royal Hospital, Kayll Road, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear SR4 7TP, UK; anna.rodgers{at}

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A 4-month-old was referred regarding asymmetry of her head. She was born at term by vaginal delivery weighing 2.21 kg. Her weight, length and head circumference were all on the 0.4th centile.

Upon review she was achieving her developmental milestones and thriving along the 2nd centile. Examination revealed plagiocephaly, right parietal-occipital flattening and bossing of the left forehead.

The three-dimensional reconstructions of her CT head are shown in …

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  • Competing interests None.

  • Patient consent Obtained.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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