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Metopic synostosis: pre- and postoperative vertex views

These preoperative (left) and postoperative (right) vertex views show that the bony ridge at the synostosed metopic suture has been burred down; the forehead has been widened and given a more natural curve. (Contributed by Dr. Cynthia Swenson.)

Associated Disorders

  • Acquired Chiari malformation
  • Acrocephaly
  • Antley-Bixler syndrome
  • Apert syndrome
  • Baller-Gerold syndrome
  • Brachycephaly
  • Carpenter syndrome
  • Cloverleaf skull
  • Coronal synostosis
  • Craniostenosis
  • Craniostosis
  • Craniotelencephalic dysplasia
  • Crouzon syndrome
  • Jackson-Weiss syndrome
  • Kleeblattschadel syndrome
  • Lambdoid synostosis
  • Metopic synostosis
  • Oxycephaly
  • Pfeiffer syndrome
  • Plagiocephaly
  • Saethre-Chotzen syndrome
  • Sagittal synostosis
  • Scaphocephaly
  • Trigonocephaly
  • Turricephaly