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Isolated plagiocephaly

Disease definition

Isolated synostotic plagiocephaly (SP) is a form of nonsyndromic craniosynostosis characterized by premature fusion of one coronal suture leading to skull deformity and facial asymmetry.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Non-syndromic unicoronal synostosis
    • Synostotic plagiocephaly
  • Prevalence: -
  • Inheritance: Autosomal dominant or Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: Infancy, Neonatal
  • ICD-10: Q67.3
  • OMIM: 123100  615314  616602
  • UMLS: -
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: -
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