CRANIOSYNOSTOSIS: A CASE REPORT

  • Abdul Naveed Khan Consultant Neurosurgeon, Ziauddin Hospital North Nazimabad
  • Zawwar Reza Department of Surgery, Ziauddin Hospital Clifton Karachi
  • Mujeeb Ur Rehman Department of Surgery, Ziauddin Hospital Clifton Karachi
  • Tehniat Abdul Khaliq Department of Surgery, Ziauddin Hospital Clifton Karachi
  • Syed Hussain Ali Imam Department of Surgery, Ziauddin Hospital North Nazimabad
  • Maha Hasan Siddiqui Department of Surgery, Ziauddin Hospital North Nazimabad
Keywords: Craniosynostosis

Abstract

Background:

Craniosynostosis has a prevalence of 1 in 2000 to 2500 live births. We report on a case of craniosynostosis managed surgically.
Method: A 2-year old male, case of craniosynostosis which presented to Ziauddin Hospital North Nazimabad OPD. This child had a history of multiple falls since the past 4 months for which sutures were required twice. His head circumference was above 95 percentile for his age. He was diagnosed as a case of trigonocephaly based on the findings of the 3D CT scan. He underwent surgical remodelling
Result: Patient was discharged after an unremarkable post-operative period.

Published
2019-04-05
Section
Case Report