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Abnormality of the fontanelles or cranial sutures

MedGen UID:
427802
Concept ID:
CN000227
Finding
Synonyms: abnormality of the bregma sutures; abnormality of the calvarium sutures; abnormality of the cranial sutures; abnormality of the lambda sutures; abnormality of the skull suture
 

Definition

Any abnormality of the fontanelles (the regions covered by a thick membrane that normally ossify in the first two years of life) or the cranial sutures (the fibrous joints in which the articulating bones or cartilages of the skull are connected by sutural ligaments ). [from HPO]

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Nowaczyk MJ, Bayani J, Freeman V, Watts J, Squire J, Xu J
Am J Med Genet A 2003 Jul 15;120A(2):229-33. doi: 10.1002/ajmg.a.20028. PMID: 12833404

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