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Sunken soft spots on a baby's head

Sunken soft spots on a baby's head: Introduction

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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Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases, because it may cause only mild or even absent symptoms. Although the most common symptoms are anal itch (or ...read more »

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Rare type of breast cancer without a lump: There is a less common form of breast cancer called inflammatory breast cancer. Its symptoms can be an inflammation of the...read more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure. The "cuff" around the arm to measure blood pressure...read more »

Psoriasis often undiagnosed cause of skin symptoms in children: Children who suffer from the skin disorder called psoriasis can often go undiagnosed. The main problem is that psoriasis is rare in children, and not often...read more »

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can also occur in children. See misdiagnosis of migraine or introduction to migraine...read more »

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Detailed list of causes of Sunken soft spots on a baby's head

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

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  • 1 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 1 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 6 causes have no prevalence information.

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Causes of Sunken soft spots on a baby's head Based on Risk Factors

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    Medical Conditions associated with Sunken soft spots on a baby's head:

    Infant health symptoms (2900 causes), Skull symptoms (1970 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Child health symptoms (230 causes)

    Symptoms related to Sunken soft spots on a baby's head:

    Cholera, Dehydration (284 causes), Diarrhoea (2312 causes), Marasmus, Pyloric stenosis, Tracheoesophageal fistula, Water loss

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