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Plagiocephaly, Nonsynostotic

Introduction: Plagiocephaly, Nonsynostotic

Description of Plagiocephaly, Nonsynostotic

Plagiocephaly, Nonsynostotic: A deformity of the SKULL that is not due to bone fusion (SYNOSTOSIS), such as $CRANIOSYNOSTOSES$, and is characterized by an asymmetric skull and face. It is observed with increased frequencies in INFANTS after the adoption of supine sleeping recommendations to prevent SUDDEN INFANT DEATH SYNDROME.
Source: MeSH 2007

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