Acquired Unilateral Coronal Craniosynostosis

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Abstract

Coronal craniosynostosis of both the sporadic and syndromic types have been comprehensively described and extensively investigated. Previously, there have been no cases reported of acquired unilateral coronal craniosynostosis. We present a case of a 22-month-old male who developed a left unilateral coronal craniosynostosis following multiple surgical interventions for birth-related intracranial injuries. The genesis and molecular biology of craniosynostosis are discussed; patient presentation and treatment are reviewed.

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