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Craniosynostosis - Symptoms and Causes by Hpcsurgery Facebook Posted Sat 13 Oct 2012 8:35am Craniosynostosis is a birth defect and in this condition, the sutures on the head of the baby close earlier than normal. Normally, the sutures close when the child is two or three years of age. If the sutures close early, the shape of the baby’s head would be abnormal. The causes of Craniosynostosis are still not known clearly. From the eviden ... Read on »
Different Types of Craniosynostosis and Treatment Options by Hpcsurgery Facebook Posted Mon 17 Dec 2012 5:10am   Craniosynostosis is a birth defect, which occurs when the sutures on the head of the baby close earlier than normal. Normally, the sutures close when the child is two or three years old. When they close early, the baby’s head assumes an abnormal shape. The cause of Craniosynostosis is unknown. Genes may play a role in the development of this ... Read on »
Craniosynostosis Surgery to Improve the Symmetry and Appearance of the Head by Hpcsurgery Facebook Posted Mon 24 Dec 2012 4:00am Craniosynostosis is a gene-linked birth defect associated with an abnormal skull shape. If one or more cranial sutures close prematurely, it results in craniosynostosis. In normal cases, brain growth is possible by the skull expansion. However, in craniosynostosis, the brain cannot grow fully as the cranial bones have fused prematurely at the ... Read on »
Craniosynostosis - An Overview by Hpcsurgery Facebook Posted Tue 09 Oct 2012 2:47am Craniosynostosis is an abnormal condition that is seen at birth. Children with this condition have a head that is abnormally shaped. This is due to the closure of the sutures on the skull, earlier than normal. When the baby is 36 months old, the size of the brain is thrice the original size. Sutures act as a support to the skull so that the gr ... Read on »
Ainsley's Eyes - A Six Year History by Susan Patient Expert Posted Fri 14 Jun 2013 10:48pm I think the thing people notice first about Ainsley (besides that she's cute and sweet) is that her eyes look different. The trach, the g-tube, the scars, being non-verbal, non-ambulatory (walking) all that gets less attention. People always wonder about the eyes. I can tell. And it's the first things kids ask about and that is a give-away. I hav ... Read on »
Every Life Counts by Susan Patient Expert Posted Tue 28 Jan 2014 2:59pm It's been a week since I returned from a trip to Arizona to be by the side of my dear friend Ann as she buried her beloved son Jack. I came back from this trip a changed person. That might sound strange but it is true. Every now and then in life you experience a moment or event that you will never forget. The 5 days I was there were filled with u ... Read on »
Craniosynostosis by Lisa .. Posted Wed 09 Apr 2008 12:00am Elisabeth had another head CT at Sacred Heart Medical Center yesterday followed by an appointment with her neurosurgeon. Unfortunately things were still looking the same. Elisabeth has craniosynostosis. I've talked about this condition in some previous posts, but for those of you that aren't familiar with it, here is the wikipedia definition: ... Read on »
Craniosynostosis: Treatment Options by Hpcsurgery Facebook Posted Mon 22 Jul 2013 9:03am Craniosynostosis is a birth defect and it occurs due to the early closure of the sutures on the baby’s head. Normally, closure is noticed when the child is 2 or 3 years old. When the sutures close early, the head assumes an abnormal shape. The cause of this condition is not clearly known. A major role is played by the genes in contributing to t ... Read on »
Craniosynostosis Surgery to Correct Congenital Deformity of the Skull by Hpcsurgery Facebook Posted Mon 15 Oct 2012 2:48am The normal skull is comprised of several plates of bone that are separated by sutures. In a child affected by craniosynostosis, the sutures close prematurely, thereby affecting normal brain and skull development. Craniosynostosis surgery is often recommended to treat this congenital deformity of the skull. The presence of other medical conditio ... Read on »
Treatment for Craniosynostosis by Hpcsurgery Facebook Posted Wed 17 Jul 2013 8:19am Craniosynostosis is a birth defect and is a condition in which the skull gains an abnormal shape.  Usually the occurrence is seen when 2 bones of the cranium out of the 7 grow abnormally and when the sutures that hold them together experience premature closure. The condition can be experienced when the baby is still in the womb of the mother. In ... Read on »