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Metopic Suture Synostoses

  • Saffet MutluerEmail author
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Abstract

“Metopic suture synostosis, which is called trigonocephaly, is mostly considered to be in the simple craniosynostosis group, among the anomalies of craniosynostosis types. The keel-shaped forehead, the narrowness of the frontotemporal area and the wideness of the parietal area, and the hyperteloric eye structure are the distinguishing properties.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Private Gazi HospitalIzmirTurkey

Section editors and affiliations

  • Concezio Di Rocco
    • 1
  • Federico Di Rocco
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Pediatric NeurosurgeryInternational Neuroscience InstituteHannoverGermany
  2. 2.Service de Neurochirurgie PédiatriqueHôpital Femme Mère Enfant-GHELyonFrance
  3. 3.Centre de Référence Craniosténoses, Université de LyonLyonFrance

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