Craniosynostosis

About- Craniosynostosis is a birth defect in which one or more of the fibrous joints between the bones of a baby's skull (cranial sutures) close too early, causing problems with normal brain and skull growth.
 
Symptoms-
 A raised, hard edge along the suture that has closed too early
 Abnormal growth of the baby’s head
 An abnormal or missing fontanel on the top of the baby’s head
 An unevenly shaped skull
 Developmental delays
 Headaches
 Irritability
 Learning disabilities
 Noticeable scalp veins
 Seizures
 Sleepiness
 Vision loss
 Wide or narrow eye sockets

Causes-
The exact cause is unknown; it may occur be due to a genetic disorder
 
Specialist to visit-
 Medical genetics

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References-
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://en.wikipedia.org
http://www.columbianeurology.org
https://www.cincinnatichildrens.org
https://www.cdc.gov
https://www.medicalnewstoday.com
https://www.nhs.uk

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