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Sunken soft spots on a baby's head: Depression of the anterior fontanel below the surrounding bony ridges of the skull is a sign of dehydration. See detailed information below for a list of 7 causes of Sunken soft spots on a baby's head, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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