Striking Skull Shape (Craniosynostosis)

Figure kran_01_n.jpg: The leading sign of craniosynostosis is a striking and abnormal head shape. This infant exhibits on the view from the side an abnormally long skull (frontooccipital diameter too long); diagnosis: Scaphocephaly due to synostosis of the sagittal suture $$kran_1??(see alternate figures).