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Disease Plagiocephaly, Nonsynostotic

Name Plagiocephaly, Nonsynostotic
Synonyms Deformational Plagiocephalies | Deformational Plagiocephaly | Nonsynostotic Plagiocephaly | Plagiocephalies, Deformational | Plagiocephalies, Positional | Plagiocephaly, Deformational | Plagiocephaly, Positional | Positional Plagiocephalies | Positional Plagiocephaly
Definition A deformity of the SKULL that is not due to bone fusion (SYNOSTOSIS), such as craniosynostoses, and is characterized by an asymmetric skull and face. It is observed with an increased frequency in INFANTS after the adoption of supine sleeping recommendations to prevent SUDDEN INFANT DEATH SYNDROME.
Categories Congenital abnormality | Musculoskeletal disease
MeSH® ID D049068

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1. DiseasesMusculoskeletal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Musculoskeletal Abnormalities Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Craniofacial Abnormalities Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Plagiocephaly Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Plagiocephaly, Nonsynostotic Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesCongenital, Hereditary, and Neonatal Diseases and Abnormalities Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Congenital Abnormalities Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Musculoskeletal Abnormalities Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Craniofacial Abnormalities Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Plagiocephaly Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Plagiocephaly, Nonsynostotic Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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