Plagiocephaly: Flattening of one side of an infant's skull at birth. It may be caused by insufficient space inside the womb. The anomaly improves with age.
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Definitions of Plagiocephaly:
Congenital malformation of the skull in which the main axis of the skull is oblique
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)
Ophanet, a consortium of European partners,
currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000.
They list Plagiocephaly as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet
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