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Bulging soft spots on a baby's head

Bulging soft spots on a baby's head: Introduction

Bulging soft spots on a baby's head: A bulging fontanelle is an outward curving of an infant's soft spot (fontanelle). See detailed information below for a list of 2 causes of Bulging soft spots on a baby's head, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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How Common are these Causes of Bulging soft spots on a baby's head?

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  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
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  • 1 causes are "very rare" diseases
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Infant health symptoms (2900 causes), Skull symptoms (1970 causes), Skeletal symptoms (4109 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Child health symptoms (230 causes)

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Hydrocephalus (227 causes), Menigitis, Malformation

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