Premature closure of the cranial suture (junction between bones of the skull) is the cause of abnormalities of skull development. This term is called CRANIOSYNOSTOSIS. The cause is unknown.
SUTURES OF THE SKULL
FORMS OF CRANIOSYNOSTOSIS
CLINICAL PROBLEMS SEEN IN CRANIOSYNOSTOSIS
Difficulty in breathing
Abnormal facial appearance
Sight problem due to abnormalities of the optic formina.
Treatment involves craniectomy
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