What is non-syndromic craniosynostosis?

Also known as: raniosynostosis.

When an infant is born, the bones that make up the skull are typically not joined together fully. Craniosynostosis occurs when the skull bones are joined together prematurely. Non-syndromic craniosynostosis means that there is a fusion of skull bones in the head early on that is not associated with a known syndrome.


Reviewed by: Mislen S Bauer, MD

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