What is increased head circumference?

Also known as: macrocephaly

If the distance around a child’s head is larger than expected based on his or her age, this is known as increased head circumference. It’s sometimes referred to medically as macrocephaly.

Reviewed by: Katherine Schain, M.S., CGC

This page was last updated on: 1/29/2019 3:21:13 PM

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